Category Archives: Newtown

January 5, 2016 … watching the traffic go by

Hello and welcome to the first of my revised efforts for 2016. Many thanks to so many of you who sent messages of thanks and encouragement at the conclusion of the blog in its earlier daily form. Your kindness was … Continue reading

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January 1, 2016 … Happy New Year

This is not my last blog entry. It is merely the last of the entries based on the self-imposed discipline of a photo a day. That has been a splendid misnomer too. Last year, for example, I made 10,555 images, … Continue reading

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November 11, 2015 … consolation prize

For the second time I trudged up the steep tracks of Te Ahumairangi in a  fruitless search for the New Zealand falcon. I saw one in the far distance, but I obviously followed the wrong track. Nevertheless, it was a … Continue reading

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June 22, 2015 … exploring the South

Looking for a different viewpoint is a constant challenge. I usually set out  with a very vague idea of where I shall go, and tend to turn towards the conditions of light or circumstances that might make a good image. … Continue reading

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March 26, 2015 … around the edges

Twin cruise liners in port together is uncommon. Yesterday the Sea Princess and the Sun Princess arrived more or less together and berthed stern-to-stern at the cruise terminal. I imagine the retailers in the city’s golden mile were delighted. While … Continue reading

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November 12, 2014 … on the old South side of town

It is all to easy to drive through a place on the way to somewhere else, and fail to see the place you are passing through. For me, Wellington’s Southern suburbs are a bit like that. I am usually on … Continue reading

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July 14, 2014 … in the older part of Newtown

A grey start is not necessarily bad. I have never read fifty shades, but have always liked the delicacy of receding planes in a grey landscape. A few stray shafts of light in the Avalon area painted a pretty picture … Continue reading

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