Yellow Man

Did a bit of street photography today – at the Auckland Buskers Festival. Now you would think that these buskers, from all over the world, performing an array of acrobatics, contortion and general street theatre would hold my attention. But no – most of what they did was yack, yack, yack and prance around doingContinue reading “Yellow Man”

Lake Wainamu

I almost feel like I am doing a travel blog on behalf on New Zealand these days. There are worse things to be doing – and I am always discovering new, amazing places. Like Lake Wainamu. A small, freshwater lake (all lakes are freshwater, aren’t they? Or are they? I don’t know) slightly inland fromContinue reading “Lake Wainamu”

Polarising Day on the Beach

  Perfect day to go to the beach, to sit in the sand, to eat sandy sandwiches and drink warm soda or Kool-Aid and stay in the water until your lips turn blue or your mother makes you get out and get ready to go home. Actually… it occurs to me that while this photoContinue reading “Polarising Day on the Beach”

Office Bug

There’s a bug going round the office. Kinda big, kinda scary – with long front feelers and a rather long body.  Shot this with a macro lens, so it is probably 2-3 times life size here… Anyone know what it is??? There are a million bugs in the naked bush. And sooner or later, theyContinue reading “Office Bug”

Yellow crested cockatoo

I think if someone who knew about such things were to analyse my current state of mind, they would probably suggest that I am yearning for some kind of freedom that eludes me. I can’t recall another time in my life when I was so obsessed with birds. I’m no ornithologist – but I amContinue reading “Yellow crested cockatoo”