As they say here…. “You can’t beat Wellington on a good Day!” Walking with Kuri (the dog) and watching the sun rise over the South Coast. It’s a meditation on joy… It used to be so hard, to be woken up every morning by her nose in my face and her persistent pleading squeaks…… turns… Continue reading Walking the Dog…
Your True Nature..
“When you look upon another human being and feel great love toward them, or when you contemplate beauty in nature and something within you responds deeply to it, close your eyes for a moment and feel the essence of that love or that beauty within you, inseparable from who you are, your true nature.” –… Continue reading Your True Nature..
Rain – Hone Tuwhare I can hear you making small holes in the silence rain If I were deaf the pores of my skin would open to you and shut And I should know you by the lick of you if I were blind: the steady drum-roll sound you make when the wind drops the… Continue reading Rain
my latest painting…. “Hideaway” – Woodpecker Bay, West Coast, oil on canvas, 20 x 40cm Woodpecker Bay is one of my favourite places. One I’ve painted many times, from on the beach or above it. The raw elemental nature of the coastal rainforest and limestone bluffs enveloping the rock strewn shore, with wild surf and… Continue reading Hideaway
Drawing the Curtains
Drawing the curtains Giving the cabins back to the geckos. With a deeply felt connection to the land, weary bones and very open hearts we’re leaving Paradise and heading home to Wellington. Painting the curtains? That may come later….
“Big Skies”- Wairarapa, 300x900mm, oil on canvas, $4,500 The birds don’t alter Space They reveal it. The sky never fills with any leftover flying… ~ Li-Young Lee (from Spiritual Ecology) “Incoming Storm” – Island Bay Wellington, 600x900mm, oil on canvas, $6,250 see more of my paintings here…