Genoa harbour

Genoa at dusk

We are enjoying a ridiculous one month whirlwind tour of Italy, savoring the mid-winter no-tourist vibe.  Weather-wise it mostly like … More

Ahh, Venice

As corny and as scenic and nearly as crowded as I had feared and hoped and feared.  I can’t imagine … More

Spring, tralah etc

I spent last weekend in Christchurch, a city justly famous for it’s blossom-tree filled parks.  Thinks look just a little … More

Home from the holidays

I found it pretty easy to pack my suitcase for my big trip this year: five pairs of identical black yoga … More

IR sand storm lyall bay

Sand-blasted

Lyall Bay beach, on a day with weather warnings of up 100km winds for Wellington – normally there’s a metre … More