Category Archive: landscapes

Wellington burst like a bomb…

Wellington burst like a bomb…

“Then out of the tunnel and Wellington burst like a bomb. It opened like a flower, was lit up like a room, explained itself exactly, …

 

I thought I could watch you forever…

I thought I could watch you forever…

There’s a slow, almost flat wedge of land that edges towards the sunset, pausing for a moment where the river turns gold as it enters …

 

Soul dreams

Soul dreams

The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and …

 

It’s the verb

It’s the verb

Friday. Fanzone. Be part of the action. It’s a kind of magnet in the late afternoon. I think we might have to keep it on …

 

Keeping up

Keeping up

I’m walking down the street early this afternoon. I’ve just had a successful meeting. Things are going well. Suddenly, there’s a lemon tree, complete with lemons, …

 

Infinite arcs

Infinite arcs

The south coast. The sun arcs overhead. Waves rolling out like freshly floured pastry on the shore. The ancient traditions of worshipping on the sea …

 

It’s all happening…

It’s all happening…

Sometimes it’s hard to see change happening. Good change that is. Bad change seems to have a special gift for happening incredibly quickly. Good things …

 

Making plans

Making plans

Early this afternoon a deeply evil looking cloud rolled across Wellington from the south. Soon after, in addition to the outbursts of lightning and loud …

 

Spring calls

Spring calls

It’s hard to imagine a more quintessential New Zealand image than a tui gathering nectar from a kowhai hightlighted against a bright blue sky. It …

 

Surf’s up, Seth

Surf’s up, Seth

A beautiful Spring morning is just perfect for friends to go for a walk along the beach. Seth and I mooched along the high tide …