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

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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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