Category Archives: Sunset

May 9, 2017 … back home

After the scenic splendour of the last month, coming home and back to earth is a  bit of a come-down. Of course I still love Wellington (as do Deutsche Bank’s customers, apparently ) and of course, if there is stillness, … Continue reading

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March 29, 2017 … stillness in the mist

With the melancholy behind me, let me resume normal service. Thanks to those who sent kind words after the last episode. In the week gone by, we had a few windless days, and of course I took advantage by going … Continue reading

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1 March, 2017 … oh what a week it has been

Most of my week was centred on the RNZAF’s celebration of their 80th year with an airshow at Ohakea. If you have no interest in aviation skip to the end. The last shot is worth it, in my opinion. Mary … Continue reading

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December 21, 2016 … an island, a wedding, some volcanoes and home

The day before the wedding, Mary and I explored the Eastern end of Waiheke. I suppose the woeful state of the roads in what is legally part of the city of Auckland is some sort of social engineering mechanism to … Continue reading

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December 15, 2016 … home and gone again

From the heat of Queensland and Victoria, I came home to rain and wind and the flax in full bloom. Flax flowers bring about peak tui season and the rain deters them not one bit. In fact I suspect that … Continue reading

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November 30, 2016 … on the West Island

Here I am in the big brown island next door. It’s 8:20 am and already the thermometer is telling me it’s 26 deg C, and heading for 28. I am enjoying the hospitality of my eldest son David and his … Continue reading

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November 2, 2016 … stillness on the face of the waters

Much of the time, there is the whining of the wind rising and falling, and making life uncomfortable. Sometimes, though, the whining you hear is me, complaining about there being too much wind. For a couple of days in the … Continue reading

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