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WOMAD and Coromandel, New Zealand

So many reasons to love New Zealand. Tell no-one!

Stunning landscapes on the Coromandel Peninsula, still largely undiscovered. Te Kuiti’s street art of a Tui, my favourite formally dressed little bird with its complicated conversational call. 165 more words


Week 15 Composition: Rule of Space

‘Your subject should be facing the frame, walking into the frame, this keeps your subject “in” the frame and engaging with it. Give your subject room to move.’ 161 more words

Photo Challenge

Taranaki needs to catch up

18 April 2018

Taranaki Daily News
PO Box 444
New Plymouth 4340

Dear Editor:

New Plymouth Mayor Neil Holdom says not granting off-shore oil exploration licences was ‘a kick in the stomach’.   119 more words


New Zealand

This post describes a trip I made to New Zealand last month (Mar 2018).

Getting there I can recommend New Zealand Airways (plenty of leg room, nice aeroplanes, etc) but… 7,601 more words


It's about the journey, not the destination

I’m writing this on the drive back home from Ohope Beach. We’ve just spent 5 nights there; our first holiday in 2 years and our first as a family of 5. 547 more words

My Journey

79 - The road trip begins

January 30: Wellington to New Plymouth

The road trip begins. We pick up the car at Wellington airport and head north along the coast. I am the only person from the group who is comfortable with driving on the other side of the road, so I do most of the driving, at least in the beginning. 1,219 more words


Week 13: Leading Lines

Leading Lines: use lines to lead the viewer to your subject

I’m not sure that any of these except the swimmer meets the description above. But I like the lines that these photos have in them. 43 more words