Continue reading “Street Photography BC”
During lockdown I’ve had plenty of time to trawl through my street photos. But with some of them I now instinctively flinch and pull myself away from the subjects.
It’s the seagulls that alert me. When there’s a swarm of them close to shore, I know what’s arriving in my home port in Lyttelton, New Zealand. They fight and cackle and I stand at my window watching fishermen off load their catch …
… or I used to.
Continue reading “Seeds of Change”
This virus has turned the world upside down.
I’m hoping, in time, we’ll be able to blame it for some really positive sustainable and environmental changes.
Continue reading “Salt Pans Vietnam”
Daily I season my meals with it
But, when food comes in packages, it’s easy to be ignorant and disconnected from its source.
Continue reading “Gardening as Art”
Viewing rice terraces in the northern mountains of Vietnam is like being in an enormous outdoor exhibition space.
There’s nothing like appreciating nature to soothe a weariness of soul.
During 2017 and 2018 I did a substantial amount of solo overseas travel and learned the value of travelling light.
The establishment of a flourishing garden in an enormous clay pit, with NO ability to sustain plant life, seemed preposterous.
Continue reading “Living between two Shores”
It’s not been a matter of ticking boxes – been there, done that – but more a time of navigating by intuition and sailing around my heart.
A few years ago, when the earthquake damaged roads of Christchurch reflected my inner being, a friend lent me his compass. Continue reading “Life Intersections”
Sandwiched between every airport goodbye and hello are millions of family members who cope with living apart.