My introduction to Yoga came through Bikram Yoga. It was a shock to my system. I was initially really pleased at the great deal where I got to go to 3 classes for the price of 1 class. It was too good a deal to pass up. The exercise aspect of Bikram yoga got my [...]
On a beautiful sunny level 1 Saturday, people are out spending time together.
This spring morning was darker than others. It feels like a nice day to laze in bed and snuggle up with a good book and a hot cup of tea. It's not cold but it's just cool enough to be really pleasant. But I'm off to work this morning. A good yoga practice this morning [...]
We came out of our second round of Covid lockdown a few days earlier on Wednesday night. Tomorrow is the start of a full week back work at level 1 in Auckland, New Zealand. In preparation, I cycled into work to drop off a week's supply of breakfast food and snacks. While at work, I [...]
I've been trialling Capture One for the past week trying to see if it is a good alternative to Lightroom. The way I shoot now requires me to try and get it right in camera with straight out of camera jpegs rather than processing raw files after the shoot. While I enjoy processing raw files, [...]
We had a lovely stay at Five Gates Farm, a Bed and Breakfast situated in Otaki, 1 hour's drive away from Wellington, New Zealand. If you ever find yourself in the region, go check it out. The owners, Julie and Paul are amazing hosts and there are Alpacas. yup. alpacas.
I can easily attribute how I'm feeling about work to the impact of working from home due to Covid. However, that would be an easy cop out. I've been feeling unhappy at work for sometime now. I can't blame a global pandemic for my disappointment with work and my desire to just throw in the [...]
A weather bomb hit Auckland on Sunday. That mean unpredictable bouts of rain, wind and sunshine. Our walk this morning was mainly wind and rain.