Monthly Archives: January 2017

January 25, 2017 … how did we get to here already?

I may have mentioned that we are seeing a lot of our grandchildren in this period between start of school and end of parental holiday entitlement. Cooper is ten and has a (passing) fixation on World War I and biplanes, … Continue reading

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January 18, 2017 … taking the weight off the springs

Finally, I have submitted my portfolio to the Photographic Society of New Zealand. My twelve images are intended to encapsulate the idea of shelter or haven as found in marinas. Whether I am successful or not depends on a panel … Continue reading

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January 12, 2017 … “watching the tide roll away”*

I don’t think I could willingly move to an inland city. The sea will always be part of the world in which I live. And so here I am again, at Eastbourne this time, watching the Ovation of the Seas … Continue reading

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Happy new year to all who persist in reading or viewing this blog. Here in Wellington on the 4th of January, 2017, I still await anything resembling a summer. Often enough I wake and all is still, but I am … Continue reading

Posted in adversity, Cook Strait, Evans Bay, harbour, Landscapes, Maritime, Paremata, Weather, Wellington | 2 Comments