Category Archives: Views

Red sky at night….

Weather forecasting and toi toi (aka cuttygrass) on Sam’s Track. Advertisements

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On a clear day….

…you can see forever. On a crap day, you can’t see further than your nose….. Hawkes Lookout on the Takaka “It’s only a hill – get over it” Hill on the way to Golden Bay

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Flax and sunset

Sometimes, we get sunsets that leave you breathless. This Phormium tenax just happened to get in the way…

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Photo of the Month – February 2018 – Tired

TIRED?!!!! We’re not TIRED!!!! We might be REtired, but we’re bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, bursting with energy, the 2 of us. Nothing like having my compagnon Prof down for a few days from Germany and sitting out on the bluff in … Continue reading

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Telegraph Road…

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Equilibrium

We got 80mm overnight and  – from what our young neighbour Sam says, having observed the river going over the floodgates – the catchment area of the Waimea river appears to have got even more. Which all ends up in … Continue reading

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Not to mention a 4 star garden….

Our friends Cameron and Maria own and operate the exquisite Tasman Bay Cottage. In fact, that’s how we met them in 2006. Their cottage is as classy as, but their garden leaves you breathless. They’ve now been recognised by the … Continue reading

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