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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Rusty

It's a part of rusty anchor on the rock. You can find this at Mapua.

Monday, March 30, 2009

Moon

I just took it from the living room, 30min ago. It's not quite sharp because it was taken through the double glazed (not so clean) window.
It's not B&W, but it has applied different white balance.

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Miter 10 Mega at Weekend

After the peek time, we went there to get some bits and pieces for renovations.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Port Nelosn

This is only a part of the port. Someday, I would like to take some shots about piled up containers piled.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Monday, March 23, 2009

Sunday, March 22, 2009

A Photo for Brunch

I told a wise mother in New South Wales this morning that Ben was on the floor swapping innards of four computers, that it was like having a giant toddler because his ability to converse was impaired (more than usual), that the only difference between a real toddler and Ben was the price of the bits strewn on the floor that I needed to avoid, because they may fetch a couple of buck on eBay. To which Hope replied, I had no idea about the price of toys nowadays. Touché!

Ben said I can post this pic only if I cooked breakfast for him. It's 11;58 now.

Saturday, March 21, 2009

The Cut

I guess I have to post this at least once a year or may be more. To me, this is the true landmark of the Nelson and view from here is the best. - The horizon is bit distorted because of the composition and wide angle lens I used for the shot. It usually looks straight. - Just for you to know...

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

No E's, Nor I's, but Only $1

Spotted in the window of this store Friday afternoon. But I've not seen anything cuter than these there, though.

Monday, March 16, 2009

WOOLLASTON Estate

It looks like close to harvest. Once the harvest is done those net should be gone and show us a beautiful rusty colours later on. The WOOLLASTON Estate is a vineyard in the Nelson region. They produce a range of very good wine.

Sunday, March 15, 2009

THEATRICS

We found this at Mapua. No, we haven't go in there this time, it look very interesting but our mind was somewhere else at that day.

Friday, March 13, 2009

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Circus is comming to town

It will on 19-22/March at Trafalgar Centre. Check out here for detail and check more info at the link from there as well!

Monday, March 09, 2009

Gusty...

It's gusty today. The flag shown here is the Nelson's and one on the left is the NZ's.
(at the front of the Nelson City Council)

Sunday, March 08, 2009

Not Quite Origami


But a reconstructed paper crane, but still eye-catching, in the window of a fashion shop.

Saturday, March 07, 2009

Ben is Temporary Out of Circulation

He got a new computer this morning, so he'll be playing with that all weekend. I'm glad not only because he's happy, but also because his old one sometimes sounds like a group of boy racers having fun in our basement, particularly around 1AM on Saturdays.

One of the first things he'll install is a double guitar lesson package he downloaded from Rock Stars Recipes. Like almost all boys, Ben used to be in a band in high school, but has played his guitars maybe a total of three times since we've been married (19-yrs-minus-24-days) , so I'm looking forward to some serenading outside my wool stash room. Finally!!

It's so this-century we needed to download programs to try to get him off the computer a bit.

Friday, March 06, 2009

Purple


I found this at outside the NMIT. It's a grass and has this purple berries.

Thursday, March 05, 2009

My Turn Again?

I've been stuck at home most days for the last few weeks, except on Fridays. So when Ben asks, "Have you got a pic for the DP?", all I have are weaving pics, or deconstruction/reconstruction pics. Mate!

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

I Can Still be Surprised by The Internet

There was a girl, Lalla, who lived down the hall in my college dormitory. This is back in the mid/late 70's. She lived in Africa and the Middle East in her youth, and had an exciting life up to college; our school was small and quiet and, well, uneventful. She belonged to the Minnesota Weavers' Guild and bussed down University Avenue to weave, often, and said I should give it a go. I was too busy with booz and boys then, though I always thought one day I would tag along. I didn't.

I can't remember when we lost touch; probably the year I had off and spent at home working, which could have been the year she graduated. I regretted not having exchanged contact info. I've though of her in the weaving context, but not in the blogging/Internet/connecting sense.

On Saturday, my high school friend coaxed me to get on Facebook, which I did reluctantly. After a day of finding my way around it, I found Lalla. And now she's knows what I do, and has seen some of my weaving pics.

Imagine that. After all these years.

Monday, March 02, 2009

Giant Octopus Swimming Across the Sky

8:08 PM yesterday. The triangle at top left is our roof; my arms are never long enough for these shots.

Sunday, March 01, 2009

Theme Day: Glass


What is it? Well, it's a evening light that coming through a textured glass we have on the front door. It was looked like dancing and very interesting to watch.

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