Aurora lights over Lake Wairarapa
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
Next year (as I say every year) I’ll go really early and claim a watching-spot that gets more of the harbour … More
After the festival is over . . .
Last week was a wonderful hectic roller-coaster of improv theatre. The New Zealand Improv Festival, 2015 edition. It was sometimes stirring, … More
Hello to a star kakapo!
Kakapo are the rarest of rare creatures. As a large plump flightless parrot nesting on the ground and pretty much … More
Slightly becalmed on the South Coast
The sea was pretty flat by the time we arrived at the beach, just after sunset. It was nice, that is dull, and clouds meant my husband probably … More
Evening in the Bay
I spent the weekend in Hawke’s Bay – the water and hills were ridiculously scenic, especially in the still warm evening. … More