Advice to My 22 Year Old Self

Tom Sainsbury's advice - Illustration by @maori_mermaid
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With more than 50k Facebook fans, the self-appointed alter ego of Simon Bridges & Paula Bennett, otherwise known as the brilliant Tom Sainsbury, scribbles us 10 lessons.
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Left to right: Murray Gadd, Bruce Phillips Alison Finigan and Anne Budd - photo supplied.
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In retrospect, Bruce Phillips believes that the magic of the craft is beyond understanding.
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The one and only Jo Randerson pores over her past and gives us her best retrospective advice
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Louis Baker 2019 © Abe Mora - photo supplied.
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Homegrown talent Louis Baker knows all about spreading yourself too thin
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Julie Nolan - photo by Andi Crown.
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Julie Nolan shares her realisations and resolutions
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Bic Runga has four prime pearlers to share.
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Founding editor of Pantograph Punch, Rosabel Tan gives voice to advice for her younger self.
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Edith channels her younger self to access some smart and passionate advice for a creative career
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Evan Woodruffe, exhibition at PAULNACHE, April 2019. Image: Thomas Teutenberg
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Evan Woodruffe recounts how harsh realities moved his needle
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Barnie Duncan. Image: Evan Munro-Smith
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Some entirely original and quirky advice
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