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Unintended consequences

Carriages on Bangkok’s elevated Skytrain system are plastered with perforated advertising foil, letting folk on the inside look out, but not letting the folk on the platform look in. Commercial considerations high on the list, shade and passenger comfort a … Continue reading

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Not before time….

Getting decidedly chilly (if colourful…..) in the northern hemisphere. The sunny Top of the South sounds liek an excellent idea…..

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Propellor shell

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Early settlers

From theprow.org.nz The Early Settlers sculpture  depicts a young migrant family arriving in Nelson around 1842 and marks an early landing site for both Māori and early settlers. The man, his wife and daughter stand facing their new life ahead … Continue reading

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Shed 4 and Hannah

Shed 4 on Mapua wharf (replacing the aquarium that burned down a few years back) has been a roaring success since it opened just before the Christmas holidays. Alberta’s cafe, Rabbot Island Coffee company, a shop selling interior design stuff, … Continue reading

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Shame about the sunrise…

But at least the wetlands are wetlands again…

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30° yesterday

Shades needed

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