It was fairly warm today, approaching 30 C which is 85 F. The sky was bright blue and there was a slight breeze – very nearly perfect. The sun was powerful and I felt a strong need to go to the beach and swim – so I went.
Who and what are we? A simple yet very difficult question to answer. Sometimes the answers creep up on us when we are busy and that knowing can take a bit of getting used to.
When we first moved to New Zealand we lived not far from Nelson in the south Island. The upper reaches of the Maitai river valley there are pretty wild and remote. I was making a film and looking for a good location. We went walking to check the area out one day and were fairly …