Monthly Archives: January 2016

January 26, 2016 … road trip and relaxation

Mary and I are on a road trip. Our purpose is to visit relatives in Whakatane and New Plymouth,but also to have some rest and relaxation on the way. We left Wellington early on Sunday Morning, travelling up SH1 and … Continue reading

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January 23, 2016 … time to get a grip

Clearly, if I hold the reins too loosely, this thing could get away on me. It was never my intention to let a week go by without a new edition of this blog. On the other hand, I had done … Continue reading

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January 15, 2016 … confessions of a recovering obsessive

It has been easier than I thought. On the other hand, though I no longer have the daily photograph imperative, I am rarely far from my cameras. I have yet to achieve the purposeful project-oriented photography that I envisaged, but … Continue reading

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January 8, 2016 … close to home

Curse you, Facebook! You sent me a picture from four years ago, in which I was very much slimmer than I am now. Perhaps 18 kg slimmer. And so it was, that I walked the Petone waterfront on Wednesday, and … Continue reading

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January 5, 2016 … watching the traffic go by

Hello and welcome to the first of my revised efforts for 2016. Many thanks to so many of you who sent messages of thanks and encouragement at the conclusion of the blog in its earlier daily form. Your kindness was … Continue reading

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January 1, 2016 … Happy New Year

This is not my last blog entry. It is merely the last of the entries based on the self-imposed discipline of a photo a day. That has been a splendid misnomer too. Last year, for example, I made 10,555 images, … Continue reading

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