The forest on a misty morning, a two-storey house with many many rooms, nooks and crannies. All sorts of creatures can live there. Including you. And me. I’ve uploaded a different take on this scene here… a different shot, but from the same time and place and a little bit different treatment and wide… ActuallyContinue reading “In broad daylight”
A couple of weeks ago I posted the Tale of the Monsters’ Hideout, the human’s eye view of the monster habitat in the heart of Auckland City. I also mentioned that I followed some young men down below the street for a monster point of view, figuring that they were young and tender andContinue reading “Monsters’ Lair”
This is the wharf area in downtown Auckland on a Saturday night. And that blue light below street level – I have not coloured or enhanced that, other than opening the aperture up to let as much light in as possible. But there really are blue lights down there, so below the street where peopleContinue reading “The tale of the monster hideout”
Not that much of a post, but when I saw this pond at night when I was in Hamilton last month, I thought of Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are. And how the wild things and wild places are always there, everywhere, you only need to look with those kind of eyes. For anythingContinue reading “A Wild Place”
The gazebo in the moonlight… how romantic… or… actually, I always thought they were a bit spooky at night, a bit chilling. The monsters could definitely get you with no trouble. Zombies, mummies, werewolves, and of course both Dracula and Frankenstein. The first time I ever heard the word pronounced was in an old movieContinue reading “The Gazebo”
I was out at Rangitoto, the volcano that sits in the middle of the Hauraki gulf – a few minutes from downtown Auckland. It’s not technically extinct. And there are definitely some interesting forms of life to be found if you’re paying attention. Which I was.