Category Archives: Water
…on the seashore. This is what the high tide mark looks like after a series of very low tides, blazing sun and flocks of wading birds and seagulls have finished with the mollusks in the estuary. Advertisements
I don’t know what it is about the Waimea estuary. Some folk want to drive to Rough Island. Some folk pick up their kayaks and walk. This mob got confused by a combination of the ever-changing pattern of channels and … Continue reading
Mapua wharf, any time of day.
Our dog neighbour Chester has the right idea. It’s close to 30 Celcius today and as humid as anything. Just moving gets you sweating. I think I’ll join Chester for a swim High tide’s at 15:48…
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
Or: Fergie saves the day Or: Patrick the Good Samurai. (As Christine points out: AGAIN!!!!) I have NO IDEA what these folk were doing, lurking around on the edges of the Waimea Estuary just under the cottage with a rising … Continue reading
Patrick built a pontoon at the bottom of the road for our shared neighbours’ 2 kids the other day. Guess who got roped in to swimming out, clambering up on it and doing a divebomb yesterday Correct….