The Peace Room - In The Studio with Maria Tonks

Avoid burnout and stay strong through grief, trauma and crisis this holiday season. Brindle Style Artists Network  A Celebration of Life Self-time is vital.  As a croc disappears into the river some times for months even an entire year, we too need time out to renew ourself. 


Season 15 - 2018  Summer sees us with beautiful new offices, with a new view, a new tree and new work - plus all the same old same old. ABOUT US Rather than existing at the expense of the people involved Brindle Style uses a relational approach to community-led IndyMedia



Project and Professional Development Skills for Creative Industry.

Let's gets real about education, innovation, productivity, creativity and employment.


MANA Tamariki youth forums are expanding as we explore tech age possibilities in promoting soulful local content that sparks a glow - the love of learning in young hearts and minds of all ages.


Effin Books has a new series  "The Lovely Duckling" - Existential Risk for Toddlers. If you want to see the creative process it's all on arsebook.  THE LUMINATI at WALDEN'S POND 

SUMMER: Four directions north, element of water, reflection, solitude, loss, grief and silence.
via Negativa Reflection and Contemplation.  We used the symbolism of Franz Jaggerstatter (left) because war is for millions of people - the path of the via negativa.  Loss, grief, surrender and silence, the via negativa too can also leads us to the heart of creativity, and inspired action.  Henry Thoreau went to live in the bush for two years to leave behind worldly ways, to connect through personal experience with nature with Life WALDEN'S POND    Darkness, sorrow, suffering, silence, letting be and letting go. 

"Turn off the tv sets. Turn towards kindness. Turn to friends who are kind to you and help extend that kindness to others. Speak up and speak out about your fears and concerns. Be visible and be heard. Make art together. Occupy public space and public imagination. Build community. Build resistance. Community resistance. Sustainable resistance. For the Earth!" Graeme Dunstan 

Folk across the street, across oceans, across time, have essence values, linking us on Common ground, Solid Ground, Higher Ground, even Sacred Ground.




  The title Peace Room, comes from Barbara Marx Hubbards speech at the Deomcratic Convention in her nomination for vice president of the United States in 1984. 

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