Fog & Mist

Mount Climie

With a few days left before I start work I’ve been taking some time to get outside. Today I went out past Upper Hutt to walk up the Mount Climie track. Accessed from the Tunnel Gully area of Pakuratahi Forest the gravel road provides service access to communication equipment at Read more…

By brendon, ago

Happy 78th Birthday

Today is my fathers birthday, a sprightly 78 years old. We went out for dinner to Black Olive in Petone (wonderful Turkish food, brought back great memories of dinning at Bakko in Muswell Hill) followed by a walk along the pier on the Petone foreshore. Photo by Brendon & Keryn Read more…

By brendon, ago
Concerts & Festivals

Thirty Six

My birth day was an event filled day. After opening a few presents we drove to Petone and spent a short time wandering the Petone Fair stalls we caught up with Sam and Jules and their friend Emma over a drink. From Petone it was north to Harcourt Park in Read more…

By brendon, ago
Hutt Valley


We came back from Waikanae yesterday afternoon to find the Hutt Valley lined with smoke. I drove down the Eastern Hutt Road and we came around a corner to see a helicopter flying over the hills above Naenae. Pulling over we got out and watched with a small crowd of Read more…

By brendon, ago