Category Archives: South Coast

January 24, 2020 … making lots of images

Challenging weather in the last few weeks has been a mixed blessing. There have been days which offered little inspiration. When the light has been reasonable, it has made me look more closely at whatever is in front of me. … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Bees, Birds, Cook Strait, flowers, harbour, Landscapes, Light, Maritime, night, Railway, South Coast, Sunset, Weather, Wellington | 6 Comments

May 24, 2017 … turbulent times

Fewer images this week, pursuant to a brief stay in hospital for some small remedial surgery and the subsequent recovery time. All seems well (thanks for asking). When I finally did get out and about again, I spent my time … Continue reading

Posted in adversity, Cook Strait, Landscapes, Light, Maritime, South Coast, Wainuiomata, Waves, Weather, Wellington | 7 Comments

January 25, 2017 … how did we get to here already?

I may have mentioned that we are seeing a lot of our grandchildren in this period between start of school and end of parental holiday entitlement. Cooper is ten and has a (passing) fixation on World War I and biplanes, … Continue reading

Posted in Aviation, Birds, Children, Cook Strait, Family, flowers, hobbies, Landscapes, Light, Maritime, Models, South Coast, Weather, Wellington | 2 Comments

December 8, 2015 … I have tried in my way to be free*

My journeys sometimes remind me of  a Roomba. Have you ever watched one of those things in action? They wander from point to point with no discernible plan. They bump into things and change direction, and eventually cover the whole … Continue reading

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December 4, 2015 … I like not this news*

… bring me some other news!* I read in the Dominion Post this morning, that Wellington’s summer, far from the sunny promises of a month or two ago, will be characterized by wind and drizzle. It has been thus throughout … Continue reading

Posted in adversity, Cook Strait, Industrial, Maritime, Rivers, South Coast, Wainuiomata, Weather | 1 Comment

November 15, 2015 … on the South side

For some reason, when I am in doubt, I go South. This is a mixed blessing. A friend said to me the other day that my images provided a great regional resource, and that there were few places I hadn’t … Continue reading

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October 3, 2015 … meteorological oscillations

I am sure that oscillations will have a specific technical meaning in meteorology. All I intended to imply is that it is up and down, and yesterday was on the down cycle. Strong Northerly wind and mottled grey sky, suggested … Continue reading

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