Category Archives: Kilbirnie

September 10, 2015 … Southern suburbia

I can’t remember why I went there. I was probably just following my nose, as I often do when looking for images, but whatever the reason, I found myself on Duncan Terrace which is on the Western side of Kilbirnie, … Continue reading

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September 5, 2015 … chilly in the South

My location sometimes comes about by way of other obligations. Yesterday, I was in Newtown to visit a bookshop. From there I began my wandering and was going past the Zoo on my way up to Karitane House. As I … Continue reading

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August 21, 2015 … around the region

Various tasks took me North to Upper Hutt and South to Kilbirnie. In the North, the river mist so common at this time of year was lingering in the upper valley. What really stood out for me were the foreground … Continue reading

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April 17, 2015 … on the buses

Slowly, I am becoming acquainted with all the strange foibles of “Ollie”,  the new camera. User manuals are a little unfashionable, but it says something of the complexity of the modern camera, that the English version of the user manual … Continue reading

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February 7, 2015 … seeking a new point of view

Occasionally, I seek new viewpoints. Yesterday I followed a string of back roads around Hataitai until I came to a spot overlooking Kilbirnie. It was an odd point of view looking into the back of houses that were familiar enough … Continue reading

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November 2, 2014 … bus barns to cricket bats

Yesterday was a follow-the-nose day. My nose took me through Kilbirnie where my eye was caught by the big bold blocks of colour at the bus barns. Wellington’s buses operate under contract to the Greater Wellington Council and the buses … Continue reading

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