Thursday, 30 November 2006

November 2006 - the month that was

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Near Sunset last night

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Snapped this after tea at St Clair as the light was fading.

Wednesday, 29 November 2006

Oh and a seal/sealion playing in the waves too

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I was holed up in my studio all day not realising that there was a sizeable swell with a strong offshore weaving its magic today. Although the wind was very strong, and the faces were pretty choppy at times I managed to get a few okay shots after 3 when I picked caity up from school. Pity about the grey dull light, but let me just call it 'atmosphere'.







Monday, 27 November 2006

the rest of yesterday

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Sunday, 26 November 2006

found some .. down south

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Nice warmish sunny day, took a trip down south a bit to a fav spot with my girls and the camera.
Climbed over the rocks a bit, and took some shots while the girls made little flax mats.. soo relaxing, and great there was some explosive surfing going on too, pity about the surf, blew out and chopped up alot as the hour went on.
Pics up in the order they were taken, another half a dozen tomorrow along with a couple of sequences like the ladder 1 ones tomorrow too.









Friday, 24 November 2006

where are the surfers?

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Above a pic from sometime this month from the Esplanade looking up to St Clair Park at Sunset. But below are some odd ones that haven't been on the blog yet from various dates this year.


Also my www.phoam.co.nz website is down.. forgot to pay the domain fees, paid now.. so waiting for it to be hooked up again.

Wednesday, 22 November 2006

Google Maps

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Had a big play on google maps this avo, and screen shot a few of our locals, first one is Blackhead from the top, I found it fascinating.. seeing the extent of the quarry work etc.

and second is of our beloved St Clair

and third is maungamanu.

Monday, 20 November 2006

Sewer Pipe Progress

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Some pics taken from up Cargills castle way of the progress of the new sewer pipe.
You can see where John Wilson Drive has been blocked off to traffic, also the large pipes lined alongside the road.

Also a couple of pics looking from Cargills Castle towards the other side of Blackhead.

Friday, 17 November 2006

Dolphins at the View

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Got a text from a friend yesterday morn, Dolphins were playing and feeding out back from the surf at Ocean View.. thy had moved down past brighton by the time I got there, I could still see the frolicking past the rocks. But it was nice to get out of the house and get some fresh air. Took a pic along the beach at OV towards blackhead, and then a few as I drove past Blackhead on the way home.

 

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