Tag: waterfront

The Big Banana

The Big Banana

Tonight, on the waterfront, the Wellington Ukulele Orchestra were in fine form. For sheer musical meaty goodness it’s very, very hard to beat them. I …

 

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 …

 

314 – There’s gold in them thar hills!

314 – There’s gold in them thar hills!

An original life is unexplored territory. You don’t get there by taking a taxi – you get there by carrying a canoe. — Alan Alda I …

 

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 …

 

247 – Halcyon days

247 – Halcyon days

We’ve had some quite amazing days recently – we’re well on the way to Winter now, but so far the usual wintry breezes have stayed …

 

142 – The bubble

142 – The bubble

One of the great things about Wellington is the way the harbour is such a part of the landscape. Townscape. Those of us who work …

 

137 – On the waterfront…

137 – On the waterfront…

“Kiss me, you fool!” She was breathing heavily now, her chest heaving with gasps. Brad, barely able to walk after the traumatic encounter with the deformed …

 

060 – Solace

060 – Solace

…when we finally know we are dying, and all other sentient beings are dying with us, we start to have a …

 

022 – Waterfront giraffes

022 – Waterfront giraffes

Breakfast enjoyed in the fine company of morning glories – Matsuo Basho I was up and out the door earlier than usual this morning – I had to …

 

010 – Chip off the old block

010 – Chip off the old block

Headaches! Shhhhh! headaches – mm, much better. When you’ve spent days and days supporting things – propping up the load of other people’s worlds – it’s …