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cloaked in blue

Just after sunset, the blue hour on lake Taupo spreads a stillness over the last of the day’s activities (and there are more blue lakes in my latest New Zealand post HERE) Māori name, Taupō-nui-a-Tia. – literally “The great cloak of Tia”; the explorer Tia… Continue Reading “cloaked in blue”

A dash of pebble

Between a granule and a cobble, and chipped from the hybridised mineral formation of clastic rocks, pebbles thus come in many colours to catch the magpie eye of the beachcomber cum wishful geologist, such as myself. Shaped smooth by the seas’ rolling waves, those… Continue Reading “A dash of pebble”

Bombazine black

Bombazine was a silky twill invariably dyed black and worn as mourning clothes in Victorian times and beyond. I think of this when I see Bombus bees aka bumbles, with their black patent bodies striped with white and citrus in various patterns. Often its… Continue Reading “Bombazine black”