Monthly Archives: June 2016

June 25, 2016 … an eclectic mix

Since I last wrote, I have spent a lot of time at the Hikoikoi reserve as I do whenever George (our annual resident white heron) is present. He seems to have made a derelict boat his home for the last … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, Butterflies, Hutt River, Industrial, Landscapes, Machinery, Reflections, Seaview, Weather, Wellington | 1 Comment

June 17, 2016 … well seasoned

In this part of the world, we are just four days from the shortest day. Then follows the long climb back to warmer seasons. By the calendar we are firmly in Winter (June through August). Nevertheless, the unusually warm year … Continue reading

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June 8, 2016 … through the lower middle

True to my word, I have returned more quickly than last time. We have had an astonishing spell of fine weather in the last week, not only sunny, but for the most part, flat calm. Those who have been with … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, adversity, Birds, Cars, Cook Strait, Haywards Hill, Kaitoke, Landscapes, Light, Maritime, Pauatahanui, Vehicles, Wairarapa, Waves, Weather | 4 Comments