Tag Archives: Winter

Menagerie Monday: Hedgehog Help

In these times of severe stress and unrest, it’s a pleasure to be able to bring you a true story of spectacular success. Almost exactly two months ago, when I went out to my workroom, aka my bloke shed, I … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (30): Hello, Hannes!

Before I start trying to catch up on your posts, I want to put this out there for you. I’ve been blog-inactive for the better part of a week, and here’s one of the main reasons. We have managed without … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (35): Flirting With a Fantail

Staying in the vein of the home bubble, I was working in the yard on Friday, moving a mass of mulch from its storage place at the edge of our garden to a new patch around some of our small … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (34): A Brace of Beauties: Abutilon

We’re still cautious of leaving our bubbles, so I’ve been joining many of you in foraging close to home for photo fodder. Just outside our kitchen window grows a sparse but persistent abutilon. I have included it in two past … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (32): Further Forest Forays

In my recent post about our holiday in Rotorua, I included a photo in which I tried to give a good impression of the size that some of the redwoods have attained by including a few of the family in … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (27): Contemplation Counterpart

I’d like to bring you a second image from the reflecting pool I featured in yesterday’s post. Again, the location was the Japanese Garden of Contemplation, pretty much our favorite of all of the Hamilton Gardens, though there was a … Continue reading

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Contemplation

We just returned yesterday from a five-day full-family vacation in Rotorua, a town in a geothermal area a little more than three hours’ drive south. Stormy weather was predicted for the whole time, but the weather gods smiled on us … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (4): Light In the Darkness

This is among the last photos that I made on conventional film, on November 11, 1999 (it just happened to coincide with my parents’ wedding anniversary). I was on assignment in France, had just finished the day’s work, and was … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (2)

Here’s my second post from my archival delving during this time of lonely trial. I hasten to assure you that I’m not planning to strive to post anything like every day, but I do admit that I’m having great fun … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Twenty Years Ago Today

Twenty years ago today I had just arrived in Japan on a work trip, eagerly carrying my first-ever digital camera, a bulky, 1.9-megapixel, Nikon Coolpix 950, with a 3x zoom lens, which I had bought between Christmas 1999 and the … Continue reading

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