Sydney Harbour Bridge

For someone who had no interest in Sydney, I have to admit, I really fell in love with the place… It’s a no matter where you turn there is something interesting, amusing, slightly shocking, cute, awful, amazing… it’s just that kind of place. I’ve heard a few people compare it unfavourably to New York… ThatContinue reading “Sydney Harbour Bridge”

The tale of the monster hideout

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”

Drydock at Dusk

I’m not a boatie. I love boats, being on them especially, but by the time I got to the point where I could consider owning one, I realised I was nowhere’s near inclined to the kind of work they required – all that barnacle scraping and swabbing and painting. Out shooting the skyline tonight, IContinue reading “Drydock at Dusk”

MInding My Own Business

My poor mother – you’d think from listening to some of her children, that she’d got EVERYthing wrong, not most things or some things, but the whole lot. Hmmm… she definitely got some things right – but there’s not much percentage in telling folks about how right and normal and ordinary your childhood was (notContinue reading “MInding My Own Business”

Hansel & Gretel

There’s a thing or two I’ve always found a bit fishy with that tale. I’m pretty sure the Grimms were biased… could Hansel and Gretel still been angelic little darlings if they had run off on their own? But I think it’s fairly likely. What would you do if you were eight years old andContinue reading “Hansel & Gretel”