Tag: pigeons

The passengers are back

The passengers are back

A few days in from the official start of the working year and more and more people are gradually returning to work. We used to take …

 

Fight or flight…

Fight or flight…

I gave in at lunch time today. I’ve been feeling unwell for a few days, fighting off some lurgy or other, and by lunch time …

 

The pecking order

The pecking order

After introducing Sebastian, I was delighted to see that some of Sebastian’s colleagues had got together overnight and posted their organisational chart. I made the …

 

Hello. My Name is Sebastian.

Hello. My Name is Sebastian.

I am not the same person I was a year ago. Many things have changed to me, and around me, and, as a result I have …

 

Pigeon Park

Pigeon Park

When I was a kid I used to be captivated by Wellington’s pigeons. I know, I know – rats with wings. I don’t care. I …

 

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 …

 

353 – Overnight

353 – Overnight

Mud kicked off Eddie’s boots stuck like brown shit to the bleached strainer post. With one eye on the leaden clouds he flicked himself over …

 

316 – On the wild side…

316 – On the wild side…

There are so many animals living on the buildings in central Wellington. At midnight, when they all come alive – you believe this don’t you …

 

275 – Sculptural renovations

275 – Sculptural renovations

Para Matchitt’s masterwork – the City to Sea Bridge – has recently had a very worthy update and face-lift with the addition of another bird …

 

042 – Those in peril on the sea

042 – Those in peril on the sea

Eternal Father, strong to save, Whose arm hath bound the restless wave, Who bidd’st the mighty ocean deep Its own appointed limits keep; Oh, hear us when we cry …