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Milford Sound #2

Second version of this scene, similar colours but a bit larger and looser than the first. Oils 60x75cm

Alistair McDonald


The new community project is a stream. There are several streams running into Porirua Harbour, one of which runs through our suburb. It’s called Mungavin Stream at the moment but I wonder what it once was? 192 more words

New Zealand

another weird week then?

The weirdness continues. New Zealand was hit last night by a 7.5 earthquake and we all seem to have felt it (apart from my stepfather ). 81 more words


Skippers Canyon, Queenstown

Visiting this old gold mining canyon is an adventure. Heavy vehicle/tractor access via a single lane gravel road dropping vertically away with no roadside barriers. Very surreal, especially in thick winter snow. 10 more words

Alistair McDonald

Temple in Bangkok

Sketched this in Bangkok in April 1978. Since then, the blue ballpoint ink almost completely faded and acid spots have come through the paper. So have just re-inked it. Should see me out!

Alistair McDonald

Te kapata

While I’ve been semi hibernatory (the end I feel is nigh) I have been working on this little community project.

This Saturday the community group I belong to (Ranui Residents Association) will open a cupboard. 177 more words

New Zealand