Category Archives: Industrial

March 15, 2017 … to the provinces

Our seasons of weather woe continue. An occasional redeeming day causes me to seek frantically for photographic opportunity before it evaporates. On an otherwise fruitless trip to Pauatahanui, I was returning via Paremata and spotted a line-up of some thirty … Continue reading

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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

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 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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December 4, 2015 … I like not this news*

… bring me some other news!* I read in the Dominion Post this morning, that Wellington’s summer, far from the sunny promises of a month or two ago, will be characterized by wind and drizzle. It has been thus throughout … Continue reading

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October 25, 2015 … at the water’s edge

One of the great losses in life, is free access to the ports of New Zealand. I know that today the ports are subject to the same threats as airports. However, as a youngster at school, I recall wandering along … Continue reading

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October 14, 2015 … at the last minute

Oh good grief, I forgot! It’s been a while since I forgot to post, so here is the belated edition of WYSIWYGPurple for October 14. On Tuesday I was preoccupied with resolving software upgrades and conflicts, mainly around the new … Continue reading

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July 22, 2015 … is the worst behind us?

At this time of year, sunrise comes a minute earlier each day tha the day before.   Nevertheless, there is probably a lot of winter yet to be endured before the warmth returns.  Yesterday was a gloomy day, weatherwise. Point Howard … Continue reading

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March 15, 2015 … by thy long grey beard*

My middle son suggested that I should dress in yellow storm-proof clothing. He always was a cheeky fellow. This arose from a conversation on Facebook in which someone made kind comments about my maritime images. Perhaps I get stuck in … Continue reading

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March 5, 2015 … down by the riverside

I didn’t want to go far yesterday. My shots were all taken in the precinct of Sladden Park in Petone, beside the Hutt River. If you have been reading this blog for a while, you may recall the burning of … Continue reading

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