Tag Archives: New Zealand

Very very tired but OK

So you may have heard about the 7.5 earthquake that hit the South Island just after midnight (some 20 hours ago). I am OK, the cats and the house are OK but I had to evacuate due to tsunami warning, … Continue reading

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Waterfall on the Milford Sound Road

Last year I went to Te Anau to visit my friend P and her family.  She now lives 7 hours drive from me so its a bit of a mission, but she also now lives in the heart of some … Continue reading

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Sunrise at Taylors Mistake

It has to be confessed that I am NOT a morning person.  AT ALL!! So that is my excuse for the fact there are only two sunrise shoots in my collection.  However both were excellent mornings and I don’t want … Continue reading

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Awake – An Exercise in Black and White Conversion

One of the cession 5 Awake classes  was Black and White conversions and we were taken through ways NOT to do this in PS and also a couple of ways TO do it in PS. I found this very interesting … Continue reading

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Great Southern Lakes of NZ

This is the view I was hoping to get on my trip down south, bright blue skies, crystal clear lakes, snow capped mountains OH MY! As you can see from the above image of Lake Te Anau – taken from … Continue reading

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To the Mountains and Back Again

Some dear friends moved from Kaikoura to Lake Te Anau a year ago, which happens to be 7 hours drive one way from here, through at least two mountain passes.  That is a long way to drive in one go, … Continue reading

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Christchurch Street Art

Some of you may know that 5 years ago we had two major earthquakes here in Christchurch, and the second one was particularly devastating, damaging nearly all the buildings in the CBD area in the city.  As a result there … Continue reading

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