Category Archives: Miramar

April 29, 2015 … ooooooh this is going to be hard

A friend and I left home at 8am this morning. By three pm after a couple of brief stops, we were in Tauranga 520 km away, and getting involved in the 63rd annual convention of the Photographic Society of New … Continue reading

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March 30, 2015 … wobbling heights

Seeking high places often gives some nice results. Yesterday I gritted my teeth, and climbed up the scaffolding that currently surrounds our house as it is repainted. Like most scaffolding, this is a system that all locks together and at … Continue reading

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March 14, 2015 … an early start and a varied end

Somehow I woke early yesterday. At first sight, the day was drab, but a closer look to the North East revealed a lovely layered look to the various hills leading up to the South wall of the Tararuas. In the … Continue reading

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January 21, 2015 … a blue water day

Given the steady breeze, it was improbable that there would be good images.   I tried anyway, beginning at the Seaview Marina where, to my huge surprise the water was almost glassy calm. I should add that today’s images were … Continue reading

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December 28, 2014 … bright cloth, fresh fruit and razor wire

Yesterday was a quiet day.   In the morning Mary had some shopping and I decided to wait outside. Some shops just don’t work for me. On the other hand the bright fabrics on the stand at the door caught … Continue reading

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October 9, 2014 … at the end of the day

It’s no secret that I am strongly attracted to all things related to the sea. I could never live far from the sea, and when the weather is fine, or indeed when it is rough I like to see what … Continue reading

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July 3, 2014 … darkness is the absence of light

Yesterday’s hiding from the weather was embarrassing. I enjoyed fiddling with the macro approach, but thought my sons would tell me to “take a concrete pill” (harden up). I suspect my daughters would find subtler ways to let me know. … Continue reading

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