Category Archives: Waves

July 23, 2017 … there and back again

Since I last wrote, Mary and I spent eleven days in Queensland with our eldest son and his lovely family. In so doing we missed most of the wildest and coldest storm Wellington has had in four or five years. … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Animals, Arachnids, Birds, Brisbane, Landscapes, Waves, Weather, Wellington | 2 Comments

June 18, 2017 – making up for lost time

Oh my goodness. How did I let 19 days pass without posting? To be fair, I have been busy with photography, both personal and club-related.  I had never intended to be so slack. It has been an extraordinary month weather-wise. … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Animals, Birds, Cook Strait, Landscapes, Light, Lowry Bay, night, Otaki, sunrise, Sunset, Waves, Weather | 3 Comments

May 24, 2017 … turbulent times

Fewer images this week, pursuant to a brief stay in hospital for some small remedial surgery and the subsequent recovery time. All seems well (thanks for asking). When I finally did get out and about again, I spent my time … Continue reading

Posted in adversity, Cook Strait, Landscapes, Light, Maritime, South Coast, Wainuiomata, Waves, Weather, Wellington | 7 Comments

October 19, 2016 … persistent hostile weather

Earlier in the year, I was ecstatic to experience a prolonged period of calm. Now we are paying for it with seemingly never-ending wind. Ugly blustery wind, gusting to around 50 km/h. Late last week I went back to Queen … Continue reading

Posted in adversity, Birds, Evans Bay, Landscapes, Machinery, Waves, Weather | 1 Comment

October 12, 2016 – seasonal transitions

Our city has a reputation for the speed at which its atmosphere moves past. It’s citizens get defensive, and some are even in denial. However, for a week now, the harbour and other bodies of water have ranged from ruffled … Continue reading

Posted in adversity, Airport, Aviation, Camera club, Cook Strait, Family, flowers, Landscapes, Maritime, Seasons, Waves, Weather, Wellington | 2 Comments

September 14, 2016 … like a box of chocolates

The week since I last wrote, began and ended with rain, but somewhere in the middle, we got a real soft centre. Mary and I had arrived in New Plymouth and settled into our rented house (my first Airbnb), but … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Landscapes, mountains, New Plymouth, Rivers, Taranaki, Waves, Weather | 1 Comment

Thursday 8 September, 2016 – perverse nature

So much for the automated reminder for a weekly Wednesday edition. Of course I have an excuse, but I won’t waste your time with it. I had a project in mind for a photographic qualification. It depended on there being … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, adversity, Birds, Maritime, New Plymouth, Reflections, Sunset, Taranaki, Waves, Weather | 2 Comments