I think summer might have arrived today

I think summer might have arrived today

 Today the wind died down. And the sun shone all day. My mind didn’t want to focus on work, and so I packed my backpack and went to the beach.  Sitting under the trees, listening to the tide slipping across the sand and shells was soothing,  and I...
A family of volcanoes

A family of volcanoes

 After climbing a steep flight of steps, we came to the crater. I love a natural pathway, especially a wavy one like this, with twists and turns. While waiting for Auckland’s summer to arrive, I’ve found that the beaches are not the place to be....
Fullness

Fullness

 While I’ve been in emptiness, nature has been in great fullness.  Like the moon that flooded in my window last night. Just a little camera shake, and I have a heart, tipped on its side.  And I’m remembering my farewell to the bach. On the...
Return to nature

Return to nature

 I’ve been off-line, out in the wilds, on the edge of the Manukau harbour, taking time to be in the serenity of nature, listening to the rhythm of the tides.  But not alone. Once a year I take this time out with a community of people who care deeply...