Category Archives: Moonshine Valley

October 23, 2015 … low cloud and drizzle

The last few days have been freaky, weather-wise. We have had strong winds alternating with low cloud, mist and rain. Normally I would suggest that these are incompatible, but that’s what we have had.  Low cloud is not necessarily bad … Continue reading

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October 13, 2015 … pioneering spirit

To borrow from an old show business line, “round and round he goes, where he stops, nobody knows”. I can’t begin to explain how I ended up in Moonshine Valley yesterday, but that’s where I went. There are a number … Continue reading

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June 27, 2015 … seize the day

Another day of flat calm and mostly blue sky. These are opportunities not to be missed. Miffed by my failure with the kingfishers the previous day, I went back to the inlet to try with the Canon. Wrong tide and … Continue reading

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September 18, 2014 … land of the golden fleece

Privileged access is very helpful. Yesterday a friend of my brother-in-law allowed me to wander over his farm at the back of Moonshine Hill Road. This is a sheep farm within a few minutes of the Hutt Valley and yet … Continue reading

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August 20, 2013 … substitute subjects

Somehow, there are always new corners to discover, and surprises to find. I prefer to set up an image or at least to go out with the intention of making specific kinds of image. When the starts of the show … Continue reading

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