Category Archives: Masterton

February 1, 2017 … drifting without a rudder

Perhaps it’s the lack of a specific project, but I have made fewer images than usual in the week just passed. It was a while since I had done the South Coast so I went round Moa Point and the … Continue reading

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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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December 27, 2015 … aviation paradise

Those of you who know me well know that I am an “aeronut”. Not an aeronaut, you understand, but a nut who is obsessed with aviation. This condition escalates to extreme proportions when my eldest and similarly afflicted son, David, … Continue reading

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September 15, 2015 … on the backroads

Yesterday Mary suggested a day in the Wairarapa. As a province, the Wairarapa lacks a publicly acknowledged focus for tourism. Of course there are the Tararuas, and Castlepoint and  the vineyards, but nothing to bring the crowds like Rotorua or … Continue reading

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June 8, 2014 … magnificent autumn scenery

Some fellow club members organized a field trip to Castlepoint. I usually regard myself as a solitary photographer, or at best, one who prefers very small groups. I had to persuade myself to participate, and I am so very glad … Continue reading

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