"The time Joanna had for her art was what she had after looking after the children, running a household. Moments grabbed for poetry, drawing and painting, films. So everything that got done was important. Time was precious."
The camera explores the interior and exterior of a house. A thick slab of bread is buttered and a small child examines a book.
The camera pans across a line of white washing blowing in the wind.
Thorndon contrasts the half-constructed shapes and incursions of urban planning with the worn traces of urban settlement.
A woman irons a piece of child's clothing, revealing the dexterity and attention gained from repetition of the activity.