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The Southern Scenic Route Between Invercargill And Tuatapere

Many years ago one of the Rolling Stones described Invercargill – the main, and only city, in Southland – as the “arsehole of the world“. Unfortunately, many New Zealanders feel the same way, not just about Invercargill, but also about the whole Southland region. Does this concern us in Southland?...

Anderson Park Art Gallery

Variations Of HDR Photography

I am not a planner! I seldom, if ever, plan what story I am going to tell in a post. In many ways, this is a bad thing because it means that I am not targetting a specific niche or a particular audience, and so makes a bit of a...

Lomography Earl Grey Black And White Film

Lomography’s own website describes Earl Grey as “an exquisite black and white 35mm film”. Others describe it as a film with “nice fine grain and good contrast” and one that results in outstanding “black-and-white photos!” As for me – well, I’m no film reviewer. I just load a film into...

Earl Grey Is More Than Just A Tea

I always thought Earl grey was a tea! If you’ve been following my Instagram feed you will have seen a handful of black and white photos posted there recently. This is part of the story behind those photos. In 2018 Lyn and I enjoyed a wonderful river cruise through Europe. I...