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Title image for A Day At The Beach Post

A day at the beach

A trip to the estuary & beach near Christchurch on a dull, flat, muddy day turned out to be quite a good photography day in the end. The “Don’t Panic!!” sign still makes me giggle – it was painted on

Title image for A Day At The Beach Post

A day at the beach

A trip to the estuary & beach near Christchurch on a dull, flat, muddy day turned out to be quite a good photography day in the end. The “Don’t Panic!!” sign still makes me giggle – it was painted on

Close up of a kea, native New Zealand Mountain Parrot

Semi Wild Life

It’s amazing what you can achieve on a miserable day. One drizzly, gray, horrible afternoon we went to visit the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve. It was such a bad photography day that I almost left my camera in the car. You

Close up of a kea, native New Zealand Mountain Parrot

Semi Wild Life

It’s amazing what you can achieve on a miserable day. One drizzly, gray, horrible afternoon we went to visit the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve. It was such a bad photography day that I almost left my camera in the car. You

The Prague Meridian Line

All in the Past (Part 6)

The Final Leg: Next I went to Prague. I chose to visit Prague as photos I’d seen online looked cool – as good a reason as any! From recollection it was a toss-up between Prague and taking a boat up the

The Prague Meridian Line

All in the Past (Part 6)

The Final Leg: Next I went to Prague. I chose to visit Prague as photos I’d seen online looked cool – as good a reason as any! From recollection it was a toss-up between Prague and taking a boat up the

Ooom pah pah

All in the Past (Part 5)

Austria: After Venice I travelled by train to Salzburg. Travelling overland rather than flying was great as you really get to see the changing scenery and have a much epic sense of having travelled to another country. Particularly epic for me

Ooom pah pah

All in the Past (Part 5)

Austria: After Venice I travelled by train to Salzburg. Travelling overland rather than flying was great as you really get to see the changing scenery and have a much epic sense of having travelled to another country. Particularly epic for me

NZ VW Nationals 2012

2012 Volkswagen Nationals

Over Easter we drove down to Dunedin in my 1970 VW Beetle to go to the 2012 New Zealand Volkswagen Nationals. It’s the first time I’ve been to one, so I was really excited – so many VW’s in one place,

NZ VW Nationals 2012

2012 Volkswagen Nationals

Over Easter we drove down to Dunedin in my 1970 VW Beetle to go to the 2012 New Zealand Volkswagen Nationals. It’s the first time I’ve been to one, so I was really excited – so many VW’s in one place,

Gondolas 1

All in the Past (Part 4)

Venice: I loved it. I love water, I love boats, I love old buildings, I love coffee, and I love gelato – so, all in all, the perfect place for me to visit. I wish I’d stayed longer. Acutally, I

Gondolas 1

All in the Past (Part 4)

Venice: I loved it. I love water, I love boats, I love old buildings, I love coffee, and I love gelato – so, all in all, the perfect place for me to visit. I wish I’d stayed longer. Acutally, I

Stairwell

All in the Past (Part 3)

Rome & Pompeii: Next comes Rome. I flew in on a gorgeous sunny morning, to a tiny airport outside the city (Ciampino), I spent 5 days adventuring – museums, galleries, monuments, ruins. Just amazing. I also went on a day

Stairwell

All in the Past (Part 3)

Rome & Pompeii: Next comes Rome. I flew in on a gorgeous sunny morning, to a tiny airport outside the city (Ciampino), I spent 5 days adventuring – museums, galleries, monuments, ruins. Just amazing. I also went on a day