The researchers in the CALENDARS project will write short blog posts during their fieldwork
It is not uncommon to see people in bare feet on the Coromandel in mid-winter. Especially children.
Today was my fifth Friday working at the Arboretum, assisting the gardeners and learning about the seasonal rhythms of their work.
I'm interested in seasonality at Arboretet and investigating whether there are any changes to how the gardeners and scientists are relating to seasons.
People commonly associate foods with seasons, particularly when it comes to foraging for wild plants like mushrooms or berries.
A corollary of my seasonal study is an interest in the diverse markers of time embedded in the gardens.
This spring we ran the primstav exercise again, this time with a local 7th grade school class we have collaborated with and followed for one school year
What’s in a name? For the Coromandel Writers Group, it is everything. This group of highly motivated local writers covers all topics having to do with the Coromandel.
Since embarking on fieldwork earlier this year, I have been periodically collecting photos from the beaches of the Kūaotunu Peninsula where my research is based.
“I find winters really depressing, just don’t know what to do with myself,” a high school student shared with me.