A new windshield was being fitted to my car, so I found myself filling in time on the Petone foreshore while they waited for the adhesive to cure.
I began at the Hikoikoi end of the beach and from the boat shed, saw a whitebaiter lurking upstream of the Waione Street Bridge.
I wandered slowly Westward towards my supplier, only to get a call to say that the car ahead of mine in line did not go well and mine would be an hour later. Grrr. At Petone wharf, I spotted the Kaitaki coming into port. We travel to Picton on her today. The fishing rods on the end of the wharf caught my eye.
Having an hour to fill, I went along the wharf and saw this man casting his line.
His efforts were obviously rewarded since he was happy to show off the two kahawai he had already caught.
I wandered back towards the beach, and enjoyed the backlit view of this lady trying to get her dogs to cooperate. From there I wandered to a McCafe and enjoyed a surprisingly good coffee, and then back to the autoglass shop where my car was ready for its South Island adventure starting now.
A change of scene is about to occur.