2018-11-21: Utuko Reef from Crazy Unga Cafe. 🗺🇳🇺

2018-11-21: Interesting: “Sometimes, numbers on sites like YouTube and Twitter jump...

2018-11-21: Wow, even though I knew the outcome was good, this...

2018-11-20: The farmer next door is ploughing the paddock. The crop...

2018-11-17: Wahine Rongonui: Dame Whina Cooper This year I've been studying Te Reo Māori, the Māori...

2018-11-14: Those two scruffy dogs have finally had a bath and...

2018-11-14: Looking south towards Kāpiti Island on a gorgeous morning. Meanwhile,...

2018-11-13: I don’t often use cash, but today’s bonus was to...

2018-11-13: Oshi and Sasha had a great run on the beach...

2018-11-11: Today I made a new veggie patch and planted self-sown...

2018-11-10: In truth, sleeping dogs: Oshi and Sasha.

2018-11-10: Yellowhammer: “The colourful yellowhammer is a common inhabitant of open...

2018-11-10: Cabbage trees, tī kōuka.

2018-11-10: This morning‘s haul of 5 strawberries from the tunnel house....

2018-11-09: From the iPhone 7, a delicate fungus I spotted in...

2018-11-07: Kiwis: sick of fireworks? A new petition to cease retail...

2018-11-07: Interesting: in that big earthquake last week the P waves...

2018-11-06: Who knew … apparently there’s a town in France, Le...

2018-11-04: I don’t fuss about regular folks writing ‘poorly’, but professionals...

2018-11-04: Urgh, this wind is a definite incentive to stay in...

2018-11-03: On my Micro.blog site styling the photos also affected my...

2018-11-03: On my Micro.blog site I didn’t like my photos being...

2018-11-03: The map mystery Whenever a Kiwi spots a world map in the background...

2018-11-02: I was wondering how much CO2 I save by making...

2018-11-02: On strong role models in film and tv — we need more Here's an excellent research-based 7 minute video from BrainCraft about...

2018-11-01: Sunset, and I glanced up at the now cloud-free Tararuas...

2018-11-01: That scary rain on the roof sound It's common in New Zealand for houses to have a...

2018-10-31: Today’s beach observation: an intact sand dollar.

2018-10-31: This morning I stood on the deck and took photos...

2018-10-30: Don’t mean to harp on it, but that earthquake was...

2018-10-30: Wow. If you never hear from me again it’s because...

2018-10-30: I enjoy the posts from @YellowCottage . They’re a great...

2018-10-30: Two fine looking horses were ridden past me on the...

2018-10-30: What the heck! I always watch the Apple Events live...

2018-10-26: This White-faced heron, matuku moana, was down at the lake...

2018-10-26: Cool 3 minute film about Dayna Grant, stunt double: Double...

2018-10-23: It’s extremely rare for me to buy a book on...

2018-10-23: The estuary was popular today with the birds: tiny banded...

2018-10-19: Ugh, 300 trucks! They should all be on rail. “Wellington...

2018-10-18: When you don't know what time it is Up until 150 years ago, each New Zealand region had...

2018-10-16: Naming Warrior Women Do you think Samurai warriors were all men? Think again....

2018-10-15: This photo may look like a bat in a tree,...

2018-10-13: Thanks to those who chatted recently about the new series...

2018-10-12: I bought a new camera: a Fujifilm X-T2 that I...

2018-10-08: Front lawn rabbit at dusk, through the kitchen window, with...

2018-10-08: A stunning day at the beach. I was able to...

2018-10-07: Spring is when the Cabbage Trees, Cordyline Australis, Ti Kouka,...

2018-10-06: Lunch, with dogs, at the Aro Street Cafe. Fun coincidence...

2018-10-06: I ended up back in Wellington today. I’d forgotten how...

2018-10-03: Hooray: this solved the problem of my Mac failing to...

2018-10-02: Today some loans I made were repaid and I lent...

2018-10-01: The quail still aren’t laying every day but I have...

2018-09-30: We visited the Ōtaki Cat Show today. It’s hard to...

2018-09-29: Today 30 or 40 volunteers turned out to help plant...

2018-09-28: With blue skies and sunshine it’s the season to bike...

2018-09-28: Proud to be a Kiwi After nearly a decade of the previous government driving our...

2018-09-26: Trip to Wellington and back complete. It’s good to be...

2018-09-25: This appealing fungus popped up in the dog yard without...

2018-09-24: The free iOS app Kupu is rather clever. Take a...

2018-09-24: My little Aphra the cat actually allowed me to cuddle...

2018-09-21: The first quail eggs of the season from my 4...

2018-09-20: This map is so great — it puts New Zealand...

2018-09-19: I’m enjoying this photography course. Here’s Oshi the dog posing...

2018-09-19: Well, I was just thinking: that pheasant squawk sounds like...

2018-09-17: Certainly reflects the experience of me & various acquaintances —...

2018-09-17: It’s Monday in NZ and for @MicroMonday I want to...

2018-09-12: Our last view of Niue. 🗺🇳🇺

2018-09-12: Ohhh, back in NZ. Refresh the MB timeline and before...

2018-09-11: We spent 3 or 4 hours on a small boat...

2018-09-11: Snorkelling at Utuko Reef again yesterday I just snapped loads...

2018-09-11: It turns out the thing that’s more frustrating than extremely...

2018-09-10: Selfie with full-face snorkel at Matapa Chasm. 🗺🇳🇺

2018-09-10: This morning we snorkeled at Matapa Chasm at the north...

2018-09-09: At Togalupo the sea track terminates here. 🗺🇳🇺

2018-09-09: Well, the good news is I’m uninjured and insured and...

2018-09-09: Frigate Bird photo.

2018-09-09: This afternoon I spotted maybe 15 or 20 Frigate Birds...

2018-09-08: After going to Alofi for breakfast and finding conditions too...

2018-09-08: Last night we went to an Umu, a feast. A...

2018-09-07: We had an enjoyable lunch at Hio Cafe. 🗺🇳🇺

2018-09-07: The sea snakes are apparently very poisonous and also afraid...

2018-09-07: A snorkeling photo that actually worked! Stripy fish. 🗺🇳🇺

2018-09-07: Limu Pool, Niue 🗺🇳🇺

2018-09-07: We’re staying at Namukulu Cottages, about a 20 minute drive...

2018-09-07: Utuko Reef

2018-09-06: We did a bit of snorkelling at Utuko Reef next...

2018-09-05: Ahhh, Niue at last. The view from our cottage on...

2018-09-05: Getting closer. The flight to Niue takes almost 3.5 hours....

2018-09-04: Today at last we try again to go to Niue....

2018-09-03: It’s a delight to realise that it’s broad daylight before...

2018-09-02: These Canada geese were right by the road in Pekapeka....

2018-09-02: I watched and enjoyed The Fantastic Mr Fox on Netflix....

2018-09-01: We were up at 3.30 am, drove for an hour...

2018-08-31: I guess I really need to learn Markdown for Micro.Blog…...

2018-08-31: If you want to know a bit more about Niue,...

2018-08-31: Sasha and Oshi can’t come on our holiday, so they...

2018-08-30: It’s weird to travel across the dateline. Our flight from...

2018-08-30: It took ages to get my regular specs back from...

2018-08-30: We have a fair number of ring-necked pheasants round here,...

2018-08-29: Vaka in Niue kept by most of the sea tracks....

2018-08-28: Not long now till we’re holidaying in Niue. It’s a...

2018-08-28: So interesting. The neighbour’s house is around 400 metres away....

2018-08-28: I popped outside to check on an odd noise and...

2018-08-27: Reunited! Proper specs, correct prescription, tint-free anti reflection and no...

2018-08-27: In another hour or so I finally get my glasses...

2018-08-27: OK, for National Dog Day here are our two in...

2018-08-26: Soon we’ll be back in Niue for another holiday. Unlike...

2018-08-26: I also managed some snorkelling (new to me) in Niue....

2018-08-26: We went on a successful whale watching tour in Niue...

2018-08-26: This time 2 years ago we were holidaying on the...

2018-08-24: For the last 12 days I’ve been without my regular...

2018-08-23: Sunset cloud layers.

2018-08-23: At a cafe in Ouarzazate in Morocco someone on our...

2018-08-23: August & September are the worst months of the year...

2018-08-23: Well, cough syrup was effective in preventing a third night...

2018-08-18: BTW, @fiona , I listened to a couple of episodes...

2018-08-18: Oshi, on the other hand, was waiting impatiently for his...

2018-08-18: Sasha hates being groomed but endured it staunchly. Good thing...

2018-08-17: Heh, as the owner of a small dog, I find...

2018-08-16: It seems like every website I visit that sells things...

2018-08-15: This Black Swan pair was at the beach today. A...

2018-08-15: Words, language, languages are of huge interest to me, so...

2018-08-15: While I wait up to 2 weeks to get my...

2018-08-14: This was a very interesting 11 minute SciShow video: 5...

2018-08-13: Down at the beach this morning: Matuku, white-faced heron.

2018-08-13: It turns out my idea that my glasses frames with...

2018-08-12: Sometime in 2014 I switched to having transition lenses in...

2018-08-12: I biked the dogs to the beach in their special...

2018-08-12: Sunrise comes in half an hour. Birds are singing their...

2018-08-11: What a gorgeous day: clear blue skies, no wind, reasonably...

2018-08-11: Sitting out in the sun with my little Aphra.

2018-08-11: Those little fluffy white cygnets from a few weeks ago...

2018-08-11: I find I feel better if I avoid bread, though...

2018-08-09: The beach actually wants to make dunes. Looking west. These...

2018-08-09: There is only one place in our little community where...

2018-08-08: Whew, what a day. The pest control guy came and...

2018-08-08: Sometimes seals visit our beach. There was a baby seal...

2018-08-06: Very poor interface design led me to believe the Courtesy...

2018-08-04: Wooo, checking my own blog post from 2006 and notice...

2018-08-04: I want to give a 👍 to @manton and @danielpunkass...

2018-08-03: The basket fungus, Ileodictyon cibarium, has been quite the in-thing...

2018-08-03: The little known breed of legless dog. (Oshi the hole-digger)....

2018-07-31: Full sunrise splendour.

2018-07-31: Another pleasing sunrise.

2018-07-30: Sights and sounds of a clear dawn What a gorgeous morning! A clear sky with the last...

2018-07-28: Not an amazing photo, but cloud cover is light so...

2018-07-27: This kid picks up rubbish at his school to help...

2018-07-26: It’s been a while since I last learned a language....

2018-07-24: A couple of weeks ago I posted a photo of...

2018-07-23: Received an updated credit card in the mail. After checking...

2018-07-22: Well, that was an interesting double earthquake. A smaller shake...

2018-07-21: I’d like to welcome @mlanger to Micro.blog. We’ve been Internet...

2018-07-21: This is a milestone: the third cable connecting New Zealand...

2018-07-20: Timed our dog walk poorly and we all arrived home...

2018-07-18: This 40 minute video is clear and persuasive, and of...

2018-07-18: Heard item on bird strike. Googled UV window stickers. Followed...

2018-07-18: The Tararuas at sunrise today were gorgeous as always. I...

2018-07-17: Still, I turned around and moved to the other side...

2018-07-17: Hauled out the not steady enough tripod and the giant...

2018-07-12: Oshi has a new spot by the fire for keeping...

2018-07-11: There are 2 small permanent lakes a few hundred metres...

2018-07-11: The golden waning crescent moon just above the horizon caught...

2018-07-10: At sunset after a few stormy winter days.

2018-07-08: Low activity and the Apple Watch After a couple of days low activity resting up my...

2018-07-07: There are things I just love about New Zealand. Such...

2018-07-05: Hmmm, a light, hazy cloud cover out there in the...

2018-07-04: Finally went to see and very much enjoyed Ocean’s Eight....

2018-07-03: This (now bathed and shampooed) dog found a dead sheep...

2018-06-26: The same cold Southerly that brought a sprinkle of snow...

2018-06-24: The best name for the job As far as we know the first people in New...

2018-06-23: Kawau (Pied shag), enjoying a bit of quiet time on...

2018-06-23: A very appealing sunrise this morning.

2018-06-22: Woohoo. First (frosty) sunrise on the way to mid-summer.

2018-06-22: Scientists have come up with a new way to figure...

2018-06-20: This has become one of my favourite recipes: easy and...

2018-06-16: We went with friends and the dogs today to Whanganui...

2018-06-15: Down at Waikanae Beach this morning I spotted a Kotare,...

2018-06-15: I drove 35 Km each way to walk the dogs...

2018-06-15: A couple of excellent 10-minute videos about Iceland: reforesting, and...

2018-06-15: This week’s Te Reo vocabulary learning is hard: 4 seasons...

2018-06-14: The Kohekohe tree flowers only once every few years and...

2018-06-14: I sometimes wonder why I see huge driftwood on the...

2018-06-14: It was a rare treat to spot these fallen leaves...

2018-06-14: Seeing this enormous Twitter User number leads me to ask:...

2018-06-12: Thanks to Sleep Music Delta Waves, www.youtube.com/watch I had a...

2018-06-11: Downloading 8GB of files over several hours on our not...

2018-06-11: I’ve been a loyal user of Interarchy (Anarchie) for sooooo...

2018-06-09: I'm learning Te Reo Māori and have compiled an alphabetical...

2018-06-05: Hah, smart watch could reveal your password: www.kaspersky.com/blog/smar… Thanks to...

2018-06-05: Up at 5 am and watching the WWDC Keynote live....

2018-05-31: Noticed for the first time today: in Google Maps on...

2018-05-31: There’s a helicopter spraying paddocks near Emma Drive, Walkers Lane...

2018-05-30: The river was like glass by the footbridge this morning....

2018-05-28: Yesterday I watched a really interesting movie on Netflix —...

2018-05-25: Here's an idea I like: changing the name of Levin...

2018-05-24: Wow. Had to stop the podcast I was listening to....

2018-05-23: Fascinating: Lera Boroditsky, How the Languages We Speak Shape the...

2018-05-23: Last night’s thunderstorm reached peak intensity with this 64 decibel...

2018-05-23: 🌐 Oh, a nice little shake awake after a stormy...

2018-05-22: Wow. An almighty crack of thunder and multiple lightning directly...

2018-05-21: The Netflix animated programme called Spirit is just lovely for...

2018-05-21: I love how dogs invite another to play: fast tail...

2018-05-21: Anki, a flashcards app, apps.ankiweb.net , isn’t very Mac-like, but...

2018-05-21: Yay, this week our temporary dog fence is being replaced...

2018-05-18: It seems likely this juvenile bird on the beach, struggling...

2018-05-16: Sunrise and coatstand.

2018-05-14: The Levin Public Library open area has a piano for...

2018-05-14: I’m genuinely shocked that the Kindle edition of The Odyssey...

2018-05-13: Hmmm, the pheasants squawked for no reason, then after a...

2018-05-13: I’m not actually a big fan of cutesy stuff, but...

2018-05-12: Just rewatched Star Trek: Voyager 101 & 102. I had...

2018-05-11: Sasha went for a paddle, while Oshi just watched. Good...

2018-05-11: Busy morning — for the Poaka (pied stilts).

2018-05-03: Blue sky, warm sun, no wind. The beach today is...

2018-05-03: Enjoying the slight streaks of cloud over the Tararua mountains...

2018-05-02: This vessel came out of the south at very high...

2018-05-01: Sometimes we gets mats of small pieces of driftwood. Nice...

2018-05-01: Aphra and I did a joint selfie today. Rare cuddles...

2018-04-30: Since I rediscovered my Honolulu Zoo photos from a decade...

2018-04-29: I stumbled on this photo from December 2008: Secretary bird...

2018-04-29: Gamebird hunting season opens at 6.30 am next Saturday. Sounds...

2018-04-29: The answer to a question you may not have asked:...

2018-04-28: Whew, sister, father, cousin, aunty… “Family Trees in Other Languages:...

2018-04-28: It’s been a quiet day with some weeding, mulching, planting...

2018-04-27: These days vehicles have great difficulty getting on to our...

2018-04-27: Today’s beach finds: Ram’s horn (helps squid rise and descend...

2018-04-27: While making breakfast I spotted the pheasant family in the...

2018-04-26: I’m not great at identifying shells. This is not a...

2018-04-26: Heh, every time. First the pheasant(s) squawk with an alarm...

2018-04-25: Late afternoon at the beach.

2018-04-25: This tight formation of 3 planes sped past just after...

2018-04-24: The farmer next door is spreading fertiliser on the cow...

2018-04-23: At the setting of the sun …

2018-04-23: New Zealand has only one native land mammal: the bat....

2018-04-23: And the tide went out…

2018-04-22: At the river, where it turns from flowing West to...

2018-04-20: When beach visitors have to be towed out of the...

2018-04-19: It didn’t rain on me…

2018-04-19: At the mouth of the Waiorongomai Stream.

2018-04-18: My favourite noise isn't the whistling in my ears I'm working on overcoming tinnitus and improving sleep at the...

2018-04-16: Skunk Bear has created a wonderful 9 minute video with...

2018-04-16: I take a selfie every day. I almost never put...

2018-04-16: Last week the Antarctic sent us cold air. This week...

2018-04-15: I haven’t been for a bike ride for such a...

2018-04-15: For years I have suffered from poor / insufficient sleep....

2018-04-13: 4 cubic metres of nice dry firewood. Delivered this morning....

2018-04-12: One of my favourite views after a cold Southerly storm:...

2018-04-11: There was a brief gap in the clouds so I...

2018-04-10: The thunderstorm at midnight really upset Sasha. Now, at nearly...

2018-04-09: I love how the wind smooths and ripples the sand...

2018-04-09: There were a lot of birds at the river mouth...

2018-04-09: Te Matau-a-Māui and Te Moana-a-Toitehuatahi This year I have begun in earnest to learn Te...

2018-04-08: On cooler mornings at dawn we can see the top...

2018-04-07: A Keyboard Maestro macro to help me learn long placenames I'm using Anki flashcards to help me learn Te Reo...

2018-04-06: Oversize vehicles are common on the stretch of road between...

2018-04-05: Allbirds with Over Under Lacing and Ian’s Secure Knot.

2018-04-05: With a new pair of Kotare Mint Allbirds shoes on...

2018-04-04: This piece of driftwood caught my eye this morning.

2018-04-03: Anki and Te Ara Reo Māori (He Pī ka Pao) I’ve dabbled a bit in the past, but this year...

2018-04-02: Today was rather satisfying. Now April has arrived I seem...

2018-04-01: Waikawa Beach photos from a drone A professional operator with his own DJI Inspire v1 drone...

2018-03-30: Then the sun came up.

2018-03-30: I love these misty autumn mornings. Such beautiful colours in...

2018-03-29: Aphra rarely allows me to catch her or pick her...

2018-03-27: A gorgeous dog walk at the beach this morning. Sand...

2018-03-26: Now the dog yard is secure, though unfinished, I need...

2018-03-25: I am amazed by the power of these young people...

2018-03-23: Oshi in his new $8 dog cave (on the dog...

2018-03-22: Come on, Apple, give us Kiwis a choice New Zealand has at least two official languages: English and...

2018-03-22: The dogs are very happy in their new playground.

2018-03-22: Something is wrong. I heard it rain in the night....

2018-03-22: Noooo. Yesterday I missed my Activity ring by 8 points...

2018-03-21: The dog yard is sufficiently complete to put it to...

2018-03-21: Fish heads on the beach.

2018-03-20: The dog yard has a way to go yet, but...

2018-03-19: Progress on the dog yard.

2018-03-17: Pah. My aunt in England is 96 and frail. Call...

2018-03-17: Buddies: Sasha and Ares. Hard to believe Sasha (and her...

2018-03-16: The dog yard now has most of its posts. Still...

2018-03-16: The secure dog yard is underway. 😎

2018-03-15: At last, tomorrow the fencing guy comes to build a...

2018-03-14: A benefit of a sudden unexpected trip to Wellington was...

2018-03-12: Nearly missed the whole of a gorgeous sunset. Luckily I...

2018-03-11: Ruapehu and Tongariro from the Desert Rd. Then a late...

2018-03-11: Huka Falls was amazing as always. So much water! Huka...

2018-03-11: This motel has its own thermal mineral pool. A 10...

2018-03-10: The pipe bands keep coming in the street parade. Wellington...

2018-03-10: Rotorua seems an unlikely place for a pipe band competition,...

2018-03-10: Ready for a breakfast cruise on the Lake Rotorua paddleboat....

2018-03-09: Clear water springs at Hangarua.

2018-03-09: Mighty redwoods at Hangarua.

2018-03-09: Looking out over Lake Rotorua from Mt Nongotaha.

2018-03-08: Single lane stop and go around roadworks on the Desert...

2018-03-08: Taihape’s humorous loo signage.

2018-03-08: Doing all my Internetting before a 7 hour scheduled power...

2018-03-08: Middle of the night. There’s a loose pipe banging and...

2018-03-07: The latest new house on the block is a Totalspan...

2018-03-07: Looks like today will be an indoor day and that...

2018-03-06: Enjoyed the first session of the Te Reo Māori course...

2018-03-06: Cosmic Rays are heading our way This is … interesting … … radiation from deep space...

2018-03-06: Ahhh, what a way to start the day, with Rare...

2018-03-05: I enjoy watching short science videos while I eat breakfast....

2018-03-04: Safe journeys, kuaka A few Kuaka visit our beach every year, but now...

2018-03-03: Patterns in the sand at the Waiorongomai Stream.

2018-03-02: Down at Waikanae for dinner.

2018-03-02: Friday morning breakfast videos Ahhh, Friday morning videos to watch while I eat breakfast...

2018-03-01: When about 50 Canada Geese fly right overhead.

2018-02-28: There’s a flock of about 50 Canada Geese (and a...

2018-02-27: It took me several hours of reading about 500 pages...

2018-02-22: Nice to see Royal Spoonbills around after the storm.

2018-02-21: Really enjoyed Black Panther tonight. Themes of leadership, loyalty, responsibility,...

2018-02-20: After a very still day, in the last 10 minutes...

2018-02-18: Getting dark and the local pheasants start squawking. Moments later...

2018-02-15: Discovering possibility and hope again Ohhh, Star Trek Discovery was a blimmin good story, beautifully...

2018-02-14: I stopped drinking tea and coffee in about 1981. Over...

2018-02-14: This package arrived in the mail today and the Contents...

2018-02-13: Our thoughts with Tonga This morning, as the day dawns, I look outside and...

2018-02-11: Yes! 23mm of rain today and counting. That should have...

2018-02-11: I was wearing thick work gloves when I pulled a...

2018-02-11: From a better angle I can see that kite is...

2018-02-11: Monster kite at the Ōtaki Kite Festival.

2018-02-11: A rich vocabulary to describe exchange and sharing I love finding out things like this about other languages:...

2018-02-09: This evening when I arrived home that little Silvereye was...

2018-02-09: Dawn I stand on the deck at 6 AM as pink...

2018-02-08: I think this Silvereye must have been very young. It...

2018-02-04: Spots before my eyes In the last few years my eyes have been a...

2018-02-04: Spinifex is wonderful stuff: it helps hold the sand dunes...

2018-02-04: An overnight low of 5C is a bit of a...

2018-02-03: I started the day feeling a bit overwhelmed with so...

2018-02-02: Hard to believe Ares and Aphra turn 16 tomorrow. Here’s...

2018-02-01: Well, good morning Moon. You may no longer be blood...

2018-01-31: Locals have done a grand job moving driftwood to protect...

2018-01-30: Landskein: the weaving & braiding of horizon lines Sometime last year I came across a word to describe...

2018-01-27: 3 year old Ursula is a beautiful bonus at my...

2018-01-27: I’m enjoying Rachel McAlpine’s Summer Writing School. Here we are...

2018-01-26: I was telling someone about this fantastic 14 minute YouTube...

2018-01-25: The rural life: this morning Scotty, the septic tank guy,...

2018-01-24: Stopped at a cafe and my Dark Skies T-shirt sparked...

2018-01-23: Sasha and I found a tennis ball on the beach...

2018-01-22: Chorus says the amount of data New Zealanders are using...

2018-01-21: Major Wetherill was joined by Major Natalie Taylor, both of...

2018-01-20: The second good shake in an hour: M3.9 quake causing...

2018-01-20: On January 31 [2018], around midnight, the full moon will...

2018-01-19: $500m internet cable on track as cable-laying ship arrives in...

2018-01-18: It’s good to see a mum hanging out with her...

2018-01-18: Ahhhh, this may explain a long-standing problem: To make sure...

2018-01-17: This cute little Tauhou, Silver-Eye was stunned on the doorstep...

2018-01-15: Given the 27C heat today and anomalously warm sea temperatures...

2018-01-15: The Kuaka, Bartailed Godwits fly non-stop from the Arctic to...

2018-01-15: “Well, Goodbye!” Kuaka, Bartailed Godwit and Karoro, Black-backed Gull

2018-01-15: Sun rays.

2018-01-14: Meeting the Kawau, Pied Shags by the bridge. Kawau Pied...

2018-01-14: I want 2018 to be a year of renewal for...

2018-01-14: Matuku Moana, White-faced Heron on Waikawa Stream. A kayak's great:...

2018-01-13: Deep in the red The tip of the black arrow in the picture below...

2018-01-13: A fresh start in 2018. In which I stop posting...

2018-01-12: Excited that at last our swan plants have Monarch Butterfly...

2018-01-12: Water issues a fluid topic in Horowhenua Egads, but there's a lot to talk about with water...

2018-01-12: No moths on Riley Boston Museum Tries New System for Protecting Artwork: A Dog’s...

2018-01-12: Dog walk at Ōtaki estuary for a change.

2018-01-11: Bought myself a UE Megaboom Bluetooth speaker. First impression of...

2018-01-10: Kea gyms! Smart birds… A kea gym offers the birds several objects...

2018-01-09: 2018 may become the year of renewal for me. Experimenting...

2018-01-06: Earthquake or wind gusts? The trouble with this wind is not being sure whether...

2018-01-06: 26mm rain to 06 January 2018 26mm rain to 06 January 2018 is a start. Now...

2018-01-05: Another 1,000 litres of water in the tank Hmmm, for each 1 mil of rain we can collect...

2018-01-05: It’s so frustrating to buy an iTunes movie, connect to...