Concerts & Festivals

February highlights

It’s been a busy February so far with lots of things happening including my 40th birthday. Rather than go into any detail here’s a few photographic highlights instead. Walking at Zealandia: Camping at Kaitoke: Chinese New Year: Plimmerton fish and chips: Walking in Wellington on my birthday: Back to Zealandia: Read more…

By brendon, ago
Winter

A long time between drinks

This blog hasn’t been forgotten, no matter that it’s been a few months between entries. Much of the delay can be attributed to Keryn and I buying a house and the rigmarole surrounding moving. Thankfully we’re mostly done with the moving lark, there are still a few boxes to empty Read more…

By brendon, ago
Auckland

Tiritiri Matangi Island

I’ve been wanting to visit Tiritiri Matangi Island for a long time and our recent trip up to Auckland for the Elbow concert gave us a perfect opportunity. It’s possible to visit the island as part of a day trip but we decided to stay the night. There is a Read more…

By brendon, ago
Winter

The Great Weta Race pt. 3

There were a number of different groups who went out during the day on the Great Weta Race and as they all came back to the Weta Cave their photos were put on display so everyone could see the fantastic efforts of all concerned. Once the final group came back Read more…

By brendon, ago
walking

On the road: Cervantes to Geraldton

We were on the road again early the next morning, the benefits of sleeping in our own transport becoming obvious. We drove to the pinnacles and again had them mostly to ourselves, being joined for a short while by a British man taking similar photos. The flies also largely kept Read more…

By brendon, ago
Spring

When it’s good…

Such a beautiful sunset last night, who would want to be anywhere else? The Plimmerton beach on a calm, warm spring night is the place to be. Photo by Brendon & Keryn Sunset over Mana Island. Photo by Brendon & Keryn Russet tones over the top of the South Island Read more…

By brendon, ago
Wind

Windsurfing

We went into town today on an unsuccessful mission to find Keryn some new shoes. On the way out we spotted a couple of kite surfing kites appearing over the trees that line the channel into the Porirua lagoon. Coming back from town the kite surfers had gone but there Read more…

By brendon, ago
Wellington

Been there before?

The other day there was another interesting sunset over the Pauatahanui inlet and I managed to drag myself up from the chair in the lounge to take a couple of photos. Photo by Brendon & Keryn The setting sun lights up the clouds and hills over the Pauatahanui inlet Having Read more…

By brendon, ago