Category Archives: Day’s Bay

May 31, 2017 – still but chill

Winter is almost upon us. So far it has been relatively mild, but Wellington can be deceptive in that regard. Though the thermometer may register as much as six or seven degrees, winter in the area can produce a sense … Continue reading

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December 29, 2015 … a family outing

Our run of extraordinarily fine weather continues. We used it yesterday for lunch on the grass at Williams Park, Days Bay.  It was also the occasion of granddaughter Grace’s Maggie’s eleventh birthday. While the adults (OK, the ladies) were setting … Continue reading

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November 18, 2015 … at the bay*

I got into a real time squeeze yesterday. The day was almost at an end with nothing useful in the can. I drove out along the Eastern Bays until I stopped at Day’s Bay. If any of you are fans … Continue reading

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January 17, 2015 … Grandson and gull chicks

Yesterday was spent with Grandson Cooper.   We discussed what he would like to do and he asked if we could go to Te Papa. Cooper gets excited about many things and he usually makes a beeline for the exhibits … Continue reading

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January 9, 2015 … a soft summer night*

Despite a pleasant walk on the Camborne walkway with Mary, I had no useful images yesterday.   So I went out again at around six pm, this time to Days Bay from where I hoped to get a shot or … Continue reading

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December 3, 2014 … lonely as a cloud*

Wandering aimlessly again, hoping to see something.   I know it’s a strategy that gives poor returns, but for now, it’s what I do.  I went down to Day’s bay and quite liked the clean lines of the upper house … Continue reading

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May 12, 2014 … it’s life, Jim, but not as we know it*

More of the same. Perhaps it’s true that there is some crude form of life before mid-morning coffee. Anyway, there was an interesting crimson dawn at some early hour of which I previously had little knowledge. Again, much of yesterday … Continue reading

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