Category Archives: Aro Valley

November 12, 2015 … through a glass darkly*

Heavy mist wreathed the city again. My picture search took me to the Aro Valley and some of the narrow winding side streets which give views down into the shaded places. Aro Valley is a quirky corner of Wellington, a … Continue reading

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March 25, 2015 … old Wellington

History in New Zealand tends to be much shorter than it is elsewhere. As a town, Wellington didn’t exist prior to 1865. In its early days, prior to reclamation in the central city and the expansion to Northern Suburbs, dwellings … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 … in the depths of the city

Parts of Wellington are strange to me. Strange in the sense that I am unfamiliar with them. If truth be told, however, I find some of them strange in other ways. The Aro Valley seems to meet both of those … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 … taking the broad view

If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. The cliché is no less true for photographers. I mounted my wide-angle lens yesterday and went roaming in the lower end of the Aro Valley. The wide -angle … Continue reading

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