This is a question I asked myself recently after having read a number of articles and interviews in which people have spoken about figures they admire. It got me thinking. Who is there out in the world that I look at and can honestly say ‘I admire that person … they inspire me to be… Continue reading Who Do I Admire?
At Titahi Bay Beach, about 10 minutes drive from where I live, there are several park benches with uplifting and encouraging messages on them. They gaze out from the beach across the water to the horizon and beyond. I adore them and they always make me smile. It's often the small things that can make… Continue reading Public Messages of Positivity
Are you any good at these? Now I don’t mean saying words to others of an angry nature but the other crossword, the one defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as … “A puzzle consisting of a grid of squares and blanks into which words crossing vertically and horizontally are written according to clues.” Me… Continue reading Crosswords
Does anyone find that they can still remember their first phone number? I don’t mean the number for the first phone you owned. I mean the number of the phone in your house when you were a child … yes that one all those years ago. I can. Which is strange because I am hopeless… Continue reading My First Phone Number
I might be biased in this but I think the often used (by the locals anyway) phrase - 'you can't beat Wellington on a good day' - is absolutely and totally true! Just wandering around Midland Park and the waterfront with a camera can reveal pockets of interest in a larger landscape. Heaven on a… Continue reading Wellington Sights