My Photos, New Zealand, Travel

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

Animals, Birds, My Photos

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: The Color White

Cee's challenge this week is the colour WHITE.These guys caught my attention at the local A&P Show a few weeks back.I had to add one with what is one of my favourite birds.

My Photos, New Zealand, Travel

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

Last week I spent the afternoon out on Tauranga Harbour. As we toured around we came close to a landslip that occurred a couple of years ago. I couldn't imagine how the family felt as they looked out from above at the damage done to their property. I couldn't actually take a shot 'from above',… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

My Photos, New Zealand

Wordless Wednesday

My Photos, My Poetry, My Small Stones Poetry, New Zealand, Travel

Small Stone #12 January 2013

a congenial companion to the last the sun bade me farewell with a parting gift, an interchanging tableau of how to turn out the lights with style Oh and look what I caught while enjoying all of this...

My Photos, My Poetry

Katikati Sunrise

breathing in the sunrise fish hiding in the shimmer I awakened to summer Totally unrelated articles - this happened in my street on Sunday. Katikati fire was at clandestine meth lab (

My Photos, New Zealand, Travel

Sunday Post: City

The closest city to Katikati is Tauranga. It is the sixth largest urban area in New Zealand with a population of over 120,000 [2011 estimation] and is located on Tauranga Harbour. We may be small compared to other nation's cities but we are beautiful. Especially at night. Thanks Jake for coming up with another great… Continue reading Sunday Post: City

My Photos, New Zealand

Losing my virginity…

That got your attention didn't it !!!!!!! Well...I am talking about being a kayaking virgin...until today that is. A friend of mine has a house that sits on the harbour's edge and today she took me out. Her German Shorthaired Pointer has been officially renamed Aquadog after needing to be herded back to shore. She… Continue reading Losing my virginity…