September 9, 2014 … start the day humming

And still the rebound continues.

Morning

neither meadows nor corn are in view but there’s definitely a bright golden haze.

Perhaps a dose of sunshine and calm is helping, but there is a sense of well-being in the air. The very first look at the new day revealed a golden haze  that had me humming tunes from “Oklahoma”.  What a great start.

Oriental Bay

Oriental bay coolness

In the city, at Oriental bay, things were less crowded than the previous day. Perhaps it was a work day that made the difference, but those who, like me, were free to be where they wanted to be, seemed to be enjoying life.

Ship

Container ship departure

Across the harbour, the container ship, Hansa Century was preparing to leave port with the aid to two tugs. I think the cloud of smoke is that initial burst of smoke that seems to occur every time a large marine diesel starts up.

Panorama

Harbour panorama

The grand sweep of things seemed worthy of a panorama attempt, so this image is a stitch of four separate images. I love Wellington.

That’s all for today.

 

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About wysiwygpurple

I am a family man, a passionate amateur photographer and a retired academic . What's the purpose of this blog? Well in the first instance it provides me with a platform from which to resume writing, an activity I greatly enjoy. What will the blog be about? Anything that takes my fancy but it is likely to arise from things I see and experience, in my family, in my travels, or anything else I feel like. Each daily post will contain one or more images made the previous day. Sometimes the image will illustrate the points made in the prose, and sometimes the prose will attempt to interpret the image. What kind of images will they be? Always safe for work and family. Usually they will be representational, and sometimes they will be impressionistic or experimental.
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