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The Cook Islands: Rarotonga


fter 6 weeks in our small campervan in New Zealand, where the weather had quickly descended into a windy winter, we felt it was time to relax a bit in warmer climes. 1,839 more words



Aka a day in Coquetdale. One of the most beautiful valleys in the country and gateway to a walk in the Upper Pennines. With the exception of a couple of forest workers in vehicles, we saw no-one all day… 61 more words


The Oculus and One World Trade Center

While the other Monochromia photographers had been to see the 9/11 Memorial, it was the first time for me.  It’s a moving experience,  and despite the beauty of the day, I couldn’t help but think of that terrible tragedy 15 years ago. 177 more words


MW - A journey to higher knowledge

I recently received an email from the Alumni Association of my university which opened with a rhetorical question on whether my education had helped me achieve something great. 1,145 more words


Adventures in Anawangin

Anawangin Cove, a paradise away from society. And I mean that in every sense possible…

Anawangin Cove is a recluse located near Barangay Pundaquit in the small town of San Antonio, province of Zambales. 920 more words


The Reworked Olivia Dress

This dress is the Olivia Dress, another member of the Cotton and Chalk family for Simply Sewing magazine. It’s sister being The Rosie Dress. I was disappointed with this make for a few reasons, which you shall see throughout, but I think this was probably more down to my skills than the pattern. 497 more words