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Silly Saturday: Shortcut

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Amazing Auckland Anniversary

January 27—the day before yesterday—was Auckland Anniversary day, and part of the city’s celebration was a fantastic light show with accompanying music produced by solar lights on the huge Harbour Bridge, powered by some 400 “fridge-sized” Tesla batteries and designed … Continue reading

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Waving Hello to Summer

Yesterday was the first day of summer here, and Squiddy and The Elf stopped by to show us one of the local inhabitants that had chosen to help us to greet its arrival. It’s a walking stick, belonging to the … Continue reading

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About Face (5a)

A couple of my blogging friends commented that the faces that I was seeing in our milkweed flowers and that I brought you in my last post were not that easy to pick out, so I went back out this … Continue reading

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About Face (5)

It’s been the better part of a year since I did an About Face post, and I’m happy to be able to present another. This afternoon CD asked me to make some photos of her hollyhocks and, when I was … Continue reading

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Snappy Snorkel

A little less than a week ago I had a chance to go for a swim with Squiddy in Goat Island Marine Reserve near the town of Leigh, a drive of a bit more than  an hour north of Auckland. … Continue reading

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Menagerie Monday (6): Friendly Photophile

It is my general policy, when I encounter outdoor critters in the house, to help them back to the natural environment in which they should be more comfortable. Just the day before yesterday I met a tiny mantis in Batty’s … Continue reading

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