Seamus Johnson, Ills Winter, Plum Green, Wellington NZ, 2022

This past week the weather has shown its true fury across the motu with the torrent of rains, thunder, lightening, high winds that rattle the shutters and dark clouds banishing all daylight. Somehow this seemed appropriate for tonight’s feast of Blues, Dark Music and Psych-rock.

Move It In May – Photos

A slideshow of recent photography taken during May 2022

Wellington Architecture – A Walking Guide – John Walsh, Photos by Patrick Reynolds (Massey University Press)

In this informative pocket guide, writer John Walsh teams up with photographer Patrick Reynolds to offer a tour of a century and a half of Wellington’s architecture. It tells the stories of more than 120 significant central-city buildings, and also of the architects who designed them. I decided to do one of the tours in the book. This is what I saw.


Archie is our 1 year old cat. Rescued from abandon, he came to live with us and has now taken over our lives. He’s totally comfortable in his own fur.

Remembering WOMAD

Sadly, WOMAD Taranaki was cancelled for the second year running, thanks to the dreaded virus. If things were a little bit healthier then the 20th Anniversary of the Festival in New Plymouth would have gone ahead this weekend. So, to remind everyone what a fantastic event it is we’ve compiled some highlights – photos taken by Tim Gruar and McKenzie Jennings-Gruar from the last five years.

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