Monthly Archives: May 2018

A Place To Bury Strangers @ The Garage.

Thursday 10 May 2018 – A Place to Bury Strangers @ The Garage, Islington. A Place To Bury Strangers (APTBS) are a three piece band from New York, with an expat New Zealander, Dion, playing bass. They are one of … Continue reading

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The Epping Forest Project, Phase 4 – April.

April 2018 – Epping Forest. April was busy, so I did not get a lot of time to get to the forest. With the New Zealand and Australia trip taking up the second half of the month I only had … Continue reading

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Queensland, a brief foray

Saturday 05 May 2018, Brisbane and Gold Coast, Australia. I have strong feelings about south east Queensland, and they are not overly positive ones. I go there to see my oldest son, and middle child, Dom; and his daughter Cadence, … Continue reading

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An Opera House and a Bridge. Sydney.

Tuesday 02 May 2018, Sydney, Australia. Flying into Sydney from the east, from over the Tasman Sea on a sunny day is one of very few pleasures there is in travelling to Australia. The city is stunning from the air; … Continue reading

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Random Auckland bits.

Monday 01 May 2018. Auckland, New Zealand. I started writing this post about three weeks ago, when I was still in New Zealand. I have just abandoned what I wrote and started again, stripping out everything I was trying to … Continue reading

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Wainamu

Sunday 29 April 2018. Lake Wainamu, Bethells Beach, Auckland, New Zealand. ‘You are here’ the sign tells me, us. However, this is not always helpful. Where exactly is here? The sign may show which way is up, but sans compass … Continue reading

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Graeme Jefferries @ The Wine Cellar

Friday 27 April 2018. Wine Cellar, K’ Rd, Auckland, New Zealand. I bought the first two Nocturnal Projections (NP) singles when they were first released back in 1982. Both were stolen when the flat I lived in in Green Bay … Continue reading

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Rangitoto Island.

Monday 23 April 2018. Rangitoto Island, Auckland, New Zealand. Walking from the hotel to the waterfront Auckland appears to be one large construction site. Just like central London only the buildings are newer and uglier; the harbour not distracting from … Continue reading

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