Paul Nosa is a travelling sewing artist and musician. Armed with his self-made, solar-powered sewing machine he drives around the United States in a green van, asking people to conjure five-word scenarios, which he then sews. In theory Paul is based in Tucson, Arizona – in reality he moves around too much to call one place home. However, as he explains to Sarah, things like his mighty silver school bus keep him coming back to the desert.
The 2008 Global Financial Crisis can be viewed in many ways. From the comfort of New Zealand’s middle class it existed as a media story that was concerning to some, but in truth most of us were spared the harsh realities experienced by others in other parts of the world. Continue →