Some day, Great Barrier Island, Tryphena, beniSland, other than the screaming orgies of the kaka and the car alarm-imitating tui songs, it has been really quiet and highly enjoyable. I take my regular walks through the backyard, absorbing the views from vantage points and taking pleasure in sitting in the bush, climbing the odd tree and otherwise establishing my presence and intentions.
One of the beauties of owning a large, rural block manifests itself in the ability to wander about without great aim, always observing something new, whilst enjoying the bush, its flora and fauna, and the serenity it offers.
January is, however, also a great time for colourful sunsets or as I like to say ‘coole Farben’. Here are some impressions.