Grief as a motivator to live

This last year this person had the privilege to have lived with a beautiful person. We were both raised on farms, lived a rural, outdoors life with no requirement for medical attention other than the usual tetanus shots, and we equally loved our photography. Recently,...

Remember the joy of just being there

As much as this person loves the winter and winter’s light and all the solitude and silence that befalls the outdoors, time passes and Papatuanuku comes alive in Spring’s vibrancy of birth, full of the colour that we last sighted in autumn, buds of yellows,...

Adventures as motivation

Adventures often begin as a thought, perhaps . . . inspired by a word, image, or just the sound of a name. This person reads maps like others read books, in great detail, each valley, stream, each bend in a river, does this waterfall; this flat area a wetland perhaps,...

Winter love

Many shall not find the same, and that’s fine, entirely respecting that and those. For this person, tis a beautifully wet n’ freezing day out, loving t’ winter the truths, the raw power, and the opportunity to let light and wind pass through, like a...

Fun times…

Keeping things real and the headspace right with sanity (gotta be sane, or at least enough saneness to keep these blogs up for a couple of years) at least a manageable level. The sanity must be just real enough to want to keep the leaking eyes from workmates, wife,...

Change of scenery

Keeping it positive has been tad tougher with all the extra activities in this person’s life. Having the headspace already sorted from a lifetime of fine tuning has been a given, and totally necessary.  Sure, there’s times when everything gets loaded up...

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