Nature’s Images

Here is the second installment of photographs. This time we widen the lens to a range of natural subjects, with water still featuring. While not strictly *nature*, you can certainly see nature at work on Kaitaki as she is making her way out of Wellington harbour.  Even on relatively nice days I sometimes think the…

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The Lost Art of My Photography

It feels like a ridiculously long time since I last took my camera out and about for more than the odd action shot of my little Oh Wailys running around the place.  So tonight I thought it was time to straighten that out. My first step is to bring all of my photographs back from…

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RRS: Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men is Book #608 on the 1001 Book List and #52 on the BBC Top 200 list.  This review was first published in April 2012. This novella was first published in 1937.  It is the story of two friends, George Milton and Lennie Small.  They are migrant farm workers, or bindlestiffs, going…

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RRS: The Death of Ivan Ilyich – Leo Tolstoy

The Death of Ivan Ilyich is Book #829 on the 1001 Book List and this review was first published in March 2012. For such a very short story, around the 50 to 60 page mark, this has been very hard for me to write a review.  Perhaps because it is a deceptively simple story. First…

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