Readers Letters (Fan Mail?)

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

One of the interesting things about writing and publishing books is that instead of there being just a couple of proof readers, you now have thousands. With all these readers they sometimes find mistakes, and some of them write to me, … Continued

NEW WANGANUI BOOK NOW OUT

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

Our third small Wanganui Book is now available and follows the theme of the previous editions, showcasing the beautiful city and surrounds. The book also contains text giving the top 10 attractions of the city and countryside, a brief history … Continued

New Lens – New Perspectives

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

I have just purchased a new Canon 8-15 mm fish-eye lens that promises to be useful and great fun. At 8 mm it photographs everything in front (even my feet) e.g. 180 degrees, and produces a circular picture on a full … Continued

Book Launch a Great Success

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

The book launch last Friday evening was a great success and by all reports the evening was much enjoyed by those present (about 90 people). Peter Frost, a local Wanganui scientist and ornithologist was MC, and after his introductory word … Continued

Book Launch – 25 July 2014

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

We have a book launch planned for the 25th of July, 2014, at 7.30 pm. It will be held in the Davis Lecture Theatre of the Whanagnui Regional Museum. Our key speaker will be Dr Phil Battley, of Massey University, … Continued

Book Arrival

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

The books arrived this week, literally a ‘truck load’. Ten pellet loads of books, weighing in at over 6 tons. This is another tense moment as with all the travel from China, and being shifted from truck to truck, there is … Continued

Advance Copy of New Book

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

Yesterday I received two advance copies of my new book – BIRDS New Zealand – beauty like no other. The remainder of the books (six tons of them) are coming by ship and due here mid-July. It was a very … Continued

With Professional Photographers

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

On my recent expedition in the subantarctic it was great to be travelling with other professional photographers, including a past winner of the BBC ‘photographer of the year’ competition. Ole Liodden, of Norway, was great company and I learned a … Continued

1 2 3 4 5