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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…

Back to winter, back to inner seeing

Apart from a recent posting of favourite images my last post was about the onset of spring. Well New Zealand’s climate is ever changing and we’ve had a dramatic change back to winter… Conditions were obviously 1st class on arrival at the Snow Farm car-park last Sunday… More snow than I’ve seen for sometime… I…

Contrasts – Dunedin

I’m just back from a mini vacation break in Dunedin. There was Rugby World Cup fever everywhere, and that was an interesting energy. But springtime… I have a habit of heading directly to the Botanical Gardens. One I learnt many years ago when I lived in Mt Cook Village for a few winters: it was…

The hidden things in life

Writing here raises some questions, like who reads this and since I only know a fraction of the answer of this, then who do I write for? It can be self, and even the manifest ego of same, but it could also be to just pick a topic and “go for it”! To reveal more…

Autumn, Easter, War and ANZAC

As a landscape photography subject I find autumn very challenging, so this year instead of the obvious photos I’ve made in the past, I’ve been learning to “see” things a little differently. Easter has given me some time to reflect on this, and also as ANZAC day falls in this time I’ve decided to visit…