Category Archives: Palmerston North

November 16, 2016 … the earth moved and then it rained

It was an ordinary week, to begin with. I went about my business, muttering about the sustained bad weather and looking for things to photograph in such circumstances. On Wednesday, I went into town, prowling. Old St Paul’s caught mu … Continue reading

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March 24, 2014 … a two horsepower journey to see the birds

The deferred plan mentioned in the previous post came to pass yesterday. Mary had planned a picnic and asked where might be suitable (photography was allowed). I had chosen Foxton Beach, in the hope that some godwits might be still … Continue reading

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November 5, 2012 … birds, birds, and more birds

What, if anything, did I learn at the conference? Apart from the stunning work by a ¬†graphic artist using Photoshop to the greatest extent possible, not much. What I did see, though, was some splendid work by people who provided … Continue reading

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November 4, 2012 … spinning, milling and baking

It is clear to me that getting out of bed early pays dividends. So does dieting and exercise, but neither of those is inherently attractive either. However, I managed the early rising thing yesterday,¬† if not the diet or exercise. … Continue reading

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November 03, 2012 … unpredicted pleasures

I did warn you. Just because I am out of town does not mean birds are off the menu. I got away from home a little later than I planned on my jaunt to Palmerston North. I had hardly gone … Continue reading

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