Pedestrian or not? It’s up for your interpretation. via dailypost Maybe I’m an excentric, but I prefer the term flaneur over pedestrian. The first time I stumbled upon this term was in university when we dicussed Edgar Allan Poe’s short story “The Man of the Crowd”. The illusive narrator takes the narratee by the hand … More Pedestrian: New Brighton Pier, Christchurch
Exploring the elements of earth, air, water, and fire through the landscapes that surround us. via Daily Post Photo Challenge: Elemental Whenever people hear me praise New Zealand, they assume I do it because of my love for The Lord of the Rings. In their mind, New Zealand and Midle–earth are one and one cannot … More Elemental: Milford Sound & Fjordland Nationalpark, New Zealand
Whanganui was nothing like I imagined it. Okay, maybe my idea of Whanganui was not so much based on fact as it was based on a fantasy created through having watched too many New Zealand history movies. In my fantasy, I would sail on boats and canoes on the Whanganui river surrounded by New Zealand’s … More A River Runs Through it: Whanganui Travel Diary
Whether it’s water or some other reflective surface, what have you seen recently that has changed your perspective on the view? via The Daily Post Photo Challenge (Click on an image to enlarge it) As I look back on my trip to New Zealand, there is a lot that goes through my mind. I … More New Zealand Travel Photography: Reflecting
This year is already half-way through and I’ve been rather quiet online. I’ve not been travelling though. Currently, I’m busy with my temporary job while simultaneously applying for a permanent one. Same time last year, I’ve been in the middle of writing my Master’s Thesis. I was full of hope for the future and looking … More Where I am Right Now (in Life)
Did you know that New Zealand has about 200 species of fern plants? Forty per cent of those fern plants occur nowhere else in the world. Historically, fern plants thrived already on this planet long before the first dinosaurs existed. In fact, fossil finds suggest that ferns existed before the first animals walked on land. … More Redwood Forest Near Rotorua
Used media: Water colours, pencil, and coloured pencils.