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Katikati A&P Show 2018

Today I am busy. Yes I am. Tomorrow is our local A&P Show. The A&P stands for agricultural and pastoral. Every year in February we run it. Yes, somehow I ended up on a committee. Something I swore I would never do again. This is my 3rd year running the photography competition. There are seven… Continue reading Katikati A&P Show 2018

My Photos, New Zealand

Did a little HAPPY dance today.

So this is not a Little Drummer Boy post, because I have something else to share with you. I have become involved with our local A & P Show. Helping to run the photography competition, and a few other things. I was also involved in helping with the signs to advertise it. Today when coming… Continue reading Did a little HAPPY dance today.

Flora, Flowers, My Photos, New Zealand, Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

Animals, Birds, CBBH Photo Challenge, Fauna, My Photos, New Zealand


This month’s CBBH Photo Challenge is LOOKING FORWARD, LOOKING BACK.  All you have to do is take a photograph and then turn round and take another of what is behind you. Which is exactly what I did. I have been taking a lot of long walks lately with Chevvy, to get out of the house.… Continue reading CBBH Photo Challenge: LOOKING FORWARD, LOOKING BACK

Animals, Fauna, My Photos, New Zealand, Personal, Travel

After the storm

On the Thursday before Good Friday, what was supposed to be 'a bit of rain' hit parts of New Zealand. Katikati got its fair share. I am not complaining though. One friend in Matamata made the news. Her roof and ceiling blew off and the damage to her home is substantial. Over at Mount Maunganui… Continue reading After the storm

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Travel Theme: Statues

For more Statues...visit Ailsa's Travel Theme for this week.

Animals, Birds, Fauna, My Photos, New Zealand, Travel

One Trip Every Month

This month I went somewhere I had not been in years. Katikati Bird Gardens. I took with me my Japanese student Yuseke. He had told me that they did not have birds like we do here. I think the most wonderful moment happened just after we arrived. We walked outside and two doves landed on… Continue reading One Trip Every Month

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Ese’ s Weekly Shoot&Quote Challenge – Inspiration

“And still, after all this time, the Sun has never said to the Earth, "You owe me." Look what happens with love like that. It lights up the sky.” - Hafez Nothing inspires me more than nature. I am taking part in for the first time with Prompt 29 – INSPIRATION

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Travel Theme: Work

It looks more like fun to me, but that's what these guys do for a job. And so cute to boot !!!! Related Posts: Travel Theme: Work

My Photos, New Zealand, Travel, Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday