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My new summer job in Mt Aspiring National Park

Mt Aspiring

It’s all been a bit serendipitous how after lightening my journey of baggage and possessions, how I was “ready” [for what some asked, and I had no answer], that I now find myself being the new summer warden of the iconic Aspiring Hut . It’s in the West Matukituki Valley, Mt Aspiring National Park, near…

Walking my Wanaka neighbourhood

I’m not sure why exactly, but for the last few months I’ve been walking lots and sometimes even jogging when in the mood – often into the deep evening. So thought I’d share aspects of my neighbourhood with you. Springtime is a beautiful time of year here. I used to live in this street Cherry…

A little bit of an adventure many years ago

I’ve just been exploring yet another function of a new scanner I bought awhile back – this time doing colour negatives. I’ve done a few hundred old colour slides, but the negs. take a bit more time, as for starters they’re not so easy to eye-ball and identify what they’re of. Anyway I was quite…