October 14, 2013 … a very flat day

Yesterday was a total non-event.

The main redeeming feature was being able to visit our grandson Cooper, whose seventh birthday was on Saturday (we were travelling). He is a very nice young man and one of my favourite people.


In the afternoon, in dismal conditions, I went looking for bird life. I found a spur-winged plover who didn’t seem overwhelmed to see me.


Apart from that, there was some diatomaceous foam on the beach at Pauatahanui. It’s not every day I can use “diatomaceous” in a sentence.IMG_8690


And then the sun set. Today looks even worse.

Tomorrow, we begin our journey to Rotorua so things could get a little out of schedule for the next few days.



About wysiwygpurple

Retirement suits me well. I spend much of my time out making pictures, or at home organizing and refining my pictures. This blog provides me with a platform from which I can indulge my passion for improving my photography and at the same time analyze my thoughts about what I have seen, where I have been and what is happening in my life. My images set out to be honest, but that does not mean I have not adjusted them. I use software to display what I saw though the viewfinder to best advantage. My preference is for landscape and nature, and is mostly centred around my hometown of Wellington, New Zealand.
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2 Responses to October 14, 2013 … a very flat day

  1. Cliff says:

    Splendid portrait, Brian. It looks like you may be travelling north with the weather but it will probably out run you.

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