Tag: fish

Garden of earthly delight

Garden of earthly delight

We are very happy with our lemon tree – perhaps more accurately, we are very happy with the lemons on our lemon tree. We’ve been …

 

364 – Colour fusion

364 – Colour fusion

Every time I try to combine colours in some painting or drawing – any kind of colour design work – I come up with colour …

 

279 – Lyall Bay

279 – Lyall Bay

Beloved of surfers, swimmers, wind surfers, kite surfers, dog-stick-throwers, little-kids-sand-castle-builders, sea fishers, lifesavers, Maranui coffee drinkers, Nana icecream eaters, curse the wind bless the wind …

 

255 – Fresh from the cee-ment pond

255 – Fresh from the cee-ment pond

Remember the Beverley Hillbillies? Sorry, you have to be a bit elderly for that, but it was a classic when I was a kid. We …

 

245 – The Birth of Motion

245 – The Birth of Motion

Let me, O let me bathe my soul in colours; let me swallow the sunset and drink the rainbow. — Kahlil Gibran (1883 – 1931) I …

 

134 – Fish of the Day

134 – Fish of the Day

I kept a marine aquarium for many years. I never kept crayfish – rock lobsters – like the one here – I suspect they’d be …

 

119 – Fish out of water

119 – Fish out of water

Sometimes I feel like a fish out of water. It is a feeling that sets off alarm bells for me. Sometimes this feeling can niggle …

 

111 – Fishy stories

111 – Fishy stories

Food businesses of one kind or another have been a signature trade of the few members of our family that immigrated to New Zealand. My …

 

021 – Back to the future

021 – Back to the future

Imagine jumping in your wonderful time machine, and blasting back to the past – how cool would it be? I thought about this today – …