May 28, 2017

Nice Day

Two beautiful things we noticed on our walk this afternoon.
Autumn leaves everywhere even on this old locked fence gate.
 And just the beautiful outlook from one of the many hills around the burb.

The Boys

At last the rain let us get out and about. Jay and I headed to the Mount (Thanks for the ride Nana)
So it was rock climbing, bush exploring and throwing 'ammo' (stones) into the waves off the side of the blowhole.
 Made it, time for a rest.
 A spot of whittling with Pop's little pocket knife.
I feel it won't be mine for too much longer..

May 27, 2017

Cheese Faces

Jay watching Animal channel with cheese stick.

Construction Started

Sulphur Point Tauranga
The new marine precinct has started construction.
The piles for the heavy lift section are being driven.
Tauranga really needs this facility. Can't wait to watch the progress.
 The plan.
I assume the piles are for the area showing the travel lift.
Biggest in NZ I believe.
 The finished project.

Whats This On The Mudflats?

 We wander the mudflats at Matua a lot but we don't recall seeing this before.
Holes filled with these pellets that look like some kind of poop!
They could be some kind of marine worm castings (Lugworm, Ragworm etc)
Must be scary big.,...need more research.

May 24, 2017

From Hotel Room

Auckland International Airport 
Early this morning. More expansion underway.

May 18, 2017

2006 Tahuna Nelson

Rob taking a break. We love to walk this nice beach area during our summer holidays.
Almost no people!
The other direction.
Meanwhile some para training. Fun too watch. The port hills in the background.

May 15, 2017

C'mon Team Shape Up

This is the bit I like the best.
 Thats it....
Taken on J's birthday. 

May 12, 2017

From 2008

From a Classic Flyers Airshow.
Just a tad of photoshop.
 Seagulls. Especially for Jay who loves the damn things....
 Thomas, such a cool kid. Those eyes!

May 10, 2017

From 2013

P& K
Seems like yesterday.
But so much has gone under the bridge in those 4 years.
I think we all loose the the connection with time going past.
I mean its May 2017 already and I am still recovering from Christmas 2016!
Thomas. So grown up since then.
 Grace and I.
We were great mates and she is still in my mind most days.
We have both got busy for now but when we get together its great.

From 2007



Sorry Grace, just a laugh......

May 5, 2017

From 2014

 Wellington's Bernie. Died a few days back.
 Photographers shadow