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July 26, 2014 ... regional roaming

Driving around hoping to find something to photograph is a high-risk strategy.

As yesterday getting near sunset, I found myself in Porirua city. I had never photographed that area so I thought to see what I could capture. 366 more words


My part of town today

A frosty morning, then clouds but oh so little air movement across the Pauatahanui Inlet today.

Here are some of the views that greeted me as I went out and about this morning.

William Shakespeare at the beach in honour of the people of Christchurch.....and a plaque that explains more

Those of you who have been reading my blog for some time will remember my posts( here, here, here and here) about the brick-work installations along the sea walls at Plimmerton Beach. 92 more words

a quince I think

This image from a blog called 1,000 words a day reflects, I hope, how the quinces from my newly planted quince tree will look in about 2 years’ time. 111 more words

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Porirua harbour strategy working

Good news – a big increase in cockle numbers has shown up in the latest survey by Guardians of the Pauatahanui Inlet (GOPI). This signals that the intent of Porirua’s Harbour and Catchment Strategy (2012) is being realised, with a rise in cockle count a pretty good indication that the health of our beautiful harbour and estuary is being restored. 532 more words


A Bit Flash

I’ve been off the grid for the last few weeks while traveling in Japan – currently, I’m holed up at a little spa town called Kinosaki. 416 more words

Sarah Dunn