Category Archives: Pencarrow

May 3, 2015 … waiting for the plane

Yesterday was airport pickup duty. On the way to the airport I drove as always, via Oriental Bay where I stopped to record the drifting plume of the Carter Fountain as it mingled with the soft rain on a grey … Continue reading

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April 20, 2015 … from dawn into the night

Well that was a long and interesting day. Morning mist spilling over the hill from Wainuiomata was a good beginning and hinted at a clear calm day ahead. So it proved for most of the day. I took myself out … Continue reading

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October 13, 2014 … celebrations and taking the wider view

Birthdays are fun when you are eight. Cooper managed to have several celebrations as youngsters often do these days. Mary and I visited their house to deliver his birthday gift. What a delight it is to watch the flying hands … Continue reading

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March 15, 2014 … as the storm gathers

Bad weather looms. It may not be as severe as the media have suggested when it gets here, but time will tell. I noticed a cloud coming in from the South, though the remnants of tropical cyclone “Lusi” are approaching … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013 … tempest passed

A day late and a dollar short is not part of the New Zealand idiom. Nevertheless, we get what it means and it captures perfectly my attempts at storm images for the weekend just ended.  By the time I finally … Continue reading

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January 1, 2013 … the last of the old from the first of the new

Happy New Year to all. May 2013 exceed all your hopes and dreams.  Here in Wellington, we awoke to grey skies and a full gale which is predicted to last throughout today and tomorrow. Well, as the saying goes, any … Continue reading

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June 14, 2012 … “my ship is so small”*

Big Southerly swells on the South coast. That’s what my friend Brent said, when he phoned me yesterday morning.  Oddly the wind seemed quite moderate around home, and the harbour looked quite placid, so it seemed improbable. However, from the … Continue reading

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