Monthly Archives: February 2016

February 23, 2016 … and now it has gone

Time slips through the fingers. Before I know it, it’s nine days since my last blog. I must set myself an automated reminder to ensure regular action. Nevertheless, I remain convinced that the decision to abandon the daily commitment was … Continue reading

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February 15, 2016 … random wandering

That groove I seek is still elusive. Nevertheless, I enjoy my photography more without the self-imposed pressure of a daily photograph.  Since I last wrote, I have looked at sunsets several times, tried some still life, and had a trip … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Boggy Pond, Butterflies, Cars, Family, Festivals and fairs, Lakes, Landscapes, Light | Leave a comment

February 9, 2016 … “mem’ry has painted this perfect day”*

Conscious of elapsed time, I deliberately set out to make images yesterday. Since there was little wind, I began at Pauatahanui, but saw nothing to ignite the flame. A flock of black swans sailing in line astern were worth a … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, harbour, Landscapes, Light, Maritime, night, Rivers, Sunset, Weather, Wellington | 5 Comments

February 3, 2016 … they are not the hills of home*

When I last wrote, we were still in Whakatane. From there, in the wet darkness of Thursday morning, we set out for New Plymouth via Rotorua, Atiamuri, Te Kuiti  and Mokau. At Atiamuri, beside the Waikato River, the rain had … Continue reading

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