Trekking the Tongariro

“Be happy for this moment, this moment is your life” – Marcus Aurellius

So recently I ticked off one of my ‘NZ Bucket List’ items by completing the Tongariro Crossing with a couple of friends.

There’s been a lot of unsettled weather here on the North Island these last few weeks, and so we really lucked out with the weather, enjoying a clear day and views all the way to Mount Taranaki in the West, and uninterrupted views of Mount Ngauruhoe (aka Mount Doom LOTR fans). Continue reading “Trekking the Tongariro”

#53 World Press Photo Exhibition 2017

In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.”— Alfred Stieglitz

Today’s new thing was a visit with a friend to see the World Press Photo Exhibition 2017.

The exhibition – which is currently in Auckland – displayed photos highlighting current affairs issues from around the world, most notably the war in Syria and the refugee crisis. Continue reading “#53 World Press Photo Exhibition 2017”