Category Archive: weather

Sunday brunch

Sunday brunch

We used to have pancakes for Sunday brunch fairly regularly in our household. This hasn’t been the case for quite some time. This morning when I …

 

Spring, again

Spring, again

The weather is very changeable at the moment. Never start writing about the weather. It was a dark and stormy night. Getting started is half …

 

Scurry!

Scurry!

There’s no more complete way to motivate people to get out of the city at the end of the business day than for the wind …

 

Living in a fog

Living in a fog

I live not in dreams but in contemplation of a reality that is perhaps the future. Rainer Maria Rilke A fog has been blanketing our city. …

 

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 …

 

Welcome, stranger

Welcome, stranger

The first day of Spring, a beautiful warm morning. And there, in our garden, bright against the blue sky – a white iris. There’s nothing …

 

Your inner jungle

Your inner jungle

Although we are heading into Spring, the southerly wind made it harder for me to believe. It’s not that I didn’t want to believe. I …

 

363 – New geometries

363 – New geometries

Wellington provides some exquisite contrasts between the natural landforms – the hills and harbour, and the man-made architecture and engineering. Add in some art, and …

 

358 – The Birds

358 – The Birds

Wandering around in Civic Square I’m very impressed with the way the pigeons have kept their distance from each other. I’m guessing they’re about a …

 

329 – Mists on the hills

329 – Mists on the hills

It’s easy to find Fangorn on the days when the mists settle down. If you listen in the silence you can hear Beowulf and Grendel. …