Picking my my new old Minolta Hi-matic 7s after work today, I took a quick stroll up Mt Hobson with the GRD IV. Originally called Remuera in Maori, the Mount is an old volcanic cone just of of the city in the suburb of Remuera. Sitting at 143m high, following one of the zig-zag cow […]Read More Mount Hobson – Remuera
2014 is here! Starting the new year, I went for a walk around my local park trail. The forecast was thunderstorms for the afternoon, so I took in some fresh forest smells before the ground turned to mush. A calm, still and beautiful morning. Aside from the odd walker I passed in the opposite direction, […]Read More Good Morning 2014!
A visit to the jeweller in New Market, just out of Auckland’s CBD took me past this traditional looking set of units on the edge of the shopping area, across the road from Auckland’s Domain (a large inner city green area). Ricoh set to bleach bi-pass, I love the washed image that appeared on the […]Read More Urban Living in New Market
When you’re weary Feeling small When tears are in your eyes I will dry them all I’m on your side When times get rough And friends just can’t be found Like a bridge over troubled water I will lay me down Like a bridge over troubled water I will lay me down When you’re down […]Read More Bridge Over Troubled Water
Ricoh GRD IVRead More Hamilton – By the River
Sometimes, I feel the fear of uncertainty stinging clear And I can’t help but ask myself how much I let the fear Take the wheel and steer It’s driven me before And it seems to have a vague, haunting mass appeal But lately I’m beginning to find that I Should be the one behind the […]Read More Long Monday Drive
On a trip to sell my car and visit some non-Auckland second hand shops, we passed through Huntly today. One of those ‘in between’ places, I have fond memories of Huntly from childhood as it was a common morning tea stop when we went away on family holidays. Huntly is also home of the Huntly […]Read More Huntly, the River and the Power Station
A lazy view relaxing in the long grass and sun from Mt Victoria on Aucklands North Shore. From here (if you look the right way) you can see the CBD, the Harbour Bridge and out towards West Auckland. A quick scamper over the crest and the rest of the North Shore, and local islands off […]Read More On the Hill