Animals, Fauna, My Photos, New Zealand, Weekly Photo Challenge

My Happy Place

Show where you go to get your groove back is the challenge. Mostly this is the place where I feel the air blow through me and clean out all that has crowded in. It sets me right again with the world. I head for the sea. Feeling very happy...the following photo got 2nd Prize in… Continue reading My Happy Place

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My Photos, New Zealand

Day 4

In the peaceful order of reality or the serene disorder of reflection a place for me exists ... Here are the rules for the “Five Photos Five Stories” challenge: “Post a photo each day for five consecutive days and attach a story to the photo. It can be fiction or non-fiction, a poem or a… Continue reading Day 4

My Photos, New Zealand, People, Personal

Sometimes you just have to have a go !

I recently decided to enter a couple of 'biggish' photography competitions here in New Zealand. Yesterday after a lot of back and forth trying to pick the images I wanted to enter, I finally registered and entered 11 images in the New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year 2014 competition. I know...reaching for the sky… Continue reading Sometimes you just have to have a go !

My Photos, New Zealand, Travel

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Growth

When I arrived in New Zealand in 1993 one of the things I loved was that here in the Bay of Plenty its beauty was appreciated in a gentle low key way. High rise ??? What are those ??? While I understand the need for progress and growth it saddens me to see towns such… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Growth

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My Photos, Personal, Thoughts

7 Super Shots…and what I think about them

Dear Gilly at Lucid Gypsy was having a 'not so lucid' moment a while ago. You see she got challenged to "choose 7 of your own photos for HostelBookers 7 Super Shots." You have to pick one for each of the following categories: A photo that…takes my breath away A photo that…makes me laugh or… Continue reading 7 Super Shots…and what I think about them

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual

Nature often gives us beauty in the most unusual of places. *** Click on the photo to enlarge *** For more interpretations of this weeks theme visit: Weekly Photo Challenge:Unusual

My Photos, New Zealand

Sunday Post: Landscape

I took these with the phone camera that is smarter than the phone operator. Why do you want to call a phone a SmartPhone ? Just to rub it in huh !!! ***

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Indulge

My all time favourite indulgence for breakfast...eggs benedict !! Tomatoes are my favourite food in the universe. Breaking one of these guys in my mouth, straight off the vine, sunshine warmed, is an indulgence I never tire of... Photography has become an indulgence again in my life. So here are a few shots I indulged… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Indulge

My Photos, My Small Stones Poetry

Stone # 23

the blurred slanted moments sometimes provide the most clarity *** I’m taking part in the January 2012 River of Stones. For more Stones see My Small Stones ***