:: adventure :: New Zealand part 3 :: fiordland

“So lovely was the loneliness of a wild lake.” ~ Edgar Allan Poe  The Doubtful Sound awes you with its scale and beauty. Vertiginous mountains rise straight out of the water, clouds hovering their tops, smothered in thick rainforest of fern and podocarp trees. Sheer cliffs at sharp angles stoically impose their presence, often withContinue reading “:: adventure :: New Zealand part 3 :: fiordland”

:: adventure :: New Zealand part 3 :: fiordland

“So lovely was the loneliness of a wild lake.” ~ Edgar Allan Poe  The Doubtful Sound awes you with its scale and beauty. Vertiginous mountains rise straight out of the water, clouds hovering their tops, smothered in thick rainforest of fern and podocarp trees. Sheer cliffs at sharp angles stoically impose their presence, often withContinue reading “:: adventure :: New Zealand part 3 :: fiordland”

collections of earth & sea

O sweet spontaneous earth how often havethedoting          fingers ofpurient philosophers pinchedandpokedthee,has the naughty thumbof science proddedthy      beauty      .howoftn have religions takenthee upon their scraggy kneessqueezing andbuffeting thee that thou mightest conceivegods        (buttrueto the incomparablecouch of death thyrhythmiclover          thou answerestthem only with                        spring)e.e. cummings

friday flowers

//my weekly bunch of beautiful blooms// “Why I Wake Early  Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who made the morning and spread it over the fields and into the faces of the tulips and the nodding morning glories, and into the windows of, even, the miserable and the crotchety –  best preacher that everContinue reading “friday flowers”

//solar flare//

// isn’t she a ball of purely beautiful terrifying energy // captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Obsevatory, this solar flare on 19th Dec 2014, rated as a X1.8-class flare; where the solar radiation cannot penetrate our atmosphere enough to effect humans, but does disturb the atmospheric layer where GPS and communication signals travel. it wasContinue reading “//solar flare//”

wild at heart

Her wild tangled hair, wearing a halo of  evening sunlight like a majestic crown, goes haywire, when a sudden guest of wind, in the manner of a lusty lover play with it, in every which way one can imagine. Waves of scent, of freshly cut lemongrass, emanating from her auburn tresses, light wild fire in hisContinue reading “wild at heart”

wednesday words | the smile

I shot a smile into the air It fell to earth I know not where Perhaps on someone else’s face In some forgotten, quiet place. Perhaps somewhere a sleeping child Has had a happy dream and smiled Or some old soul about to die Has smiled and made a little sigh. Has sighed a simpleContinue reading “wednesday words | the smile”