Tag: people

The Poor

The Poor

There have been times in my life when I have had no money. Not just not much money, but no money. They were not good …

 

Street talk

Street talk

I’m bouncing my way down the Terrace today, firing off photos as I go. No looking, save the surprise for when I get home. It’s …

 

Stalking yourself

Stalking yourself

We’re always running away from ourselves. No-one wants to be that goofy kid they used to be. Except perhaps those who were child prodigies, or …

 

Can stop the music

Can stop the music

What do you say when other people find your finest, most creative, work trashed by others? Worse, by total strangers? I generally don’t care a great …

 

Message in a bottle

Message in a bottle

Walked out this morning Don’t believe what I saw A hundred billion bottles Washed up on the shore Seems I’m not alone at being alone …

 

First world solutions

First world solutions

One of my great delights is hearing people voicing their first world problems – “Oh, with the economy being down and all, we had to …

 

Zoom!

Zoom!

Do you ever have one of those days when a number of plans, ideas, blue sky thinking, and general staring into space finally starts to …

 

Friends and lovers

Friends and lovers

One of my favorite sights is of elderly couples clearly still in love with each other – you know the kind – they look like …

 

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 …

 

359 – Paddle your own canoe

359 – Paddle your own canoe

If you’re unable, or unwilling, to paddle your own canoe, you can always go down on the waterfront and there rent a kayak. From there …