Category Archives: Waikanae

February 22, 2018 … a need to take control

I suppose it’s a bit late in life to reach this conclusion, but I really need to stop letting life just happen to me. Every morning, there is a new day. And each day just seems to do what it … Continue reading

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November 28, 2014 … on the road less travelled*

Lunch happened at Waikanae yesterday.   On the way there, I drove past the Paekakariki premises of Steam Inc, where I saw the highly unusual sight of one of the old electric rail units being loaded onto a house moving … Continue reading

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July 31, 2014 … food, feathers and fast cars

Good friends can be the source of trouble. This is because there is usually food involved. I met with a friend of very long standing (he gets stroppy if I refer to him as an old friend) for a very … Continue reading

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July 13, 2014 … dawn to dusk

That darned pendulum! Give it a push and then get out of the way or it hits you in the face.  Yesterday was something of a disaster, photographically speaking. It began well enough, with an interesting show of colour through … Continue reading

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