Stuck in the Suburbs by Jennifer Mason in Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand can be a bit boring if you are a teenager stuck in the suburbs who doesn’t like sport.  It can feel like you are just waiting to grow up so you can get a car and get out of there.

Name:Jennifer Mason

Place you live: Auckland, New Zealand

Place your photo was taken: In an Auckland suburb

Occupation: Artist

Preoccupation: All that is visual

A perfect day in Auckland? Having a beach all to yourself in the middle of summer.

If someone was visiting, what must they do?  A road trip.

A perfect meal? At a cafe called Dizengoff in Ponsonby.

What is the best thing about Auckland? Lots of space and not too many people.

What is the worst? An unhealthy obsession with rugby, meat and milk.

A little known fact about where you live? There are some really talented artists here.

Your favorite place in the world? Being at the beach with my dog.