Angel

Another from the Christ Church Cemetery in Russell… This just breaks my heart, for a young child. I can imagine her mother coming here and grieving. And then I think that had she not died when she did, she would still be dead now, along with everyone that ever knew her. I don’t know whatContinue reading “Angel”

Karioitahi Beach

OK – it has to be quick tonight – I was out at Karioitahi Beach a couple hours south of Auckland for most of the day. And whilst I love the beach and could shoot until I dropped, that’s pretty much exactly what I did – I am completely exhausted… So – this slightly impressionistContinue reading “Karioitahi Beach”

Graverobbing

I find myself there, digging away, like a thief in the night, studying the names and the dates and families. Who lived long, who perished at sea, what pauper drowned and was buried with a beloved son? Whose child was snatched away 2 years 3 months and 4 days from her birth? It’s all thereContinue reading “Graverobbing”

Not time to go

Heading off tomorrow for a short but sweet cruise to the Bay of Islands at the top of the North Island. Such a busy day, no time to make pictures, so an oldie, but a favourite of mine. I’ve got it printed poster-sized and hanging on my office wall. If I were to do itContinue reading “Not time to go”

Traditional business

This is just a small segment of an incredibly detailed porcelain sculpture embedded in the wall outside a Chinese clan business society in Kuala Lumpur. The attention to detail and the intensity of the colours are superb. And it says something about their culture that this has been here for decades at least without beingContinue reading “Traditional business”