Category Archives: Santa Rosa

October 13, 2017 … around the region and further afield

Sometimes I have to work hard to find an image in otherwise drab circumstances, However, sometimes the effort pays off. We have had a lot of grey weather recently, but even in such circumstances I love our city. Even in … Continue reading

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July 13, 2012 … some days are like that

Logistically, yesterday was a nightmare. Our journey was to Sacramento, the state capital. On the way, I had sneakily planned a visit to the superb Jimmy Doolittle Museum at Travis AFB, just out of Fairfield. What I hadn’t realised was … Continue reading

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July 9, 2012 … the council of elders

Splendour and majesty don’t begin to cover it. The mighty coastal redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) is in a class of its own. Note, these are not the huge giant redwoods – Sequoiadendron giganteum – which have a diameter up to  23 feet … Continue reading

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July 7, 2012 … forever in transit

What a gloriously chaotic extended day! We started sorting final things out in the house at around 7 am. Then around  mid-day, I got a call from Air New Zealand to say that as a consequence of the fog in … Continue reading

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