Category Archives: Korokoro

December 29, 2019 … yet another year is ending

I hope you all had a great festive season in whatever way you celebrate it. Those of our family who were in Wellington gathered for Christmas lunch, and in the evening we were invited to dinner with the family of … Continue reading

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January 16, 2015 … from squabbles to stillness

Mary wanted to see the pied-stilt chicks. Thus, my photographic day began at Pauatahanui once more. However, I think I have stretched the pied-stilt kick about as far as possible, so though I got some shots, I turned elsewhere. Near … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Birds, Festivals and fairs, Geology, Hutt River, Korokoro, Petone, Reflections, Weather | 1 Comment

November 26, 2012 … “For I am the ruler of all that I see!”*

Nailed it. A competition judge may disagree, find fault, suggest improvements, I don’t care. Tuis are prolific this season, and noisy with it. Perhaps it’s something to do with attracting a mate, but individuals seem to choose a prominent place … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, flowers, harbour, Hutt River, Korokoro, Light, Normandale | 6 Comments

January 16, 2012 … out of wind, but walking anyway.

Walking for pleasure, as well as for exercise is something that happened very late in life for me. When I announced in the days of my previous newsletter that I intended to enter the annual “Round the Bays” walk, I … Continue reading

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