This Sidewalk is Quackers

4.11.19 CFFC

Beside the lake at Lakeside Park, Pahrump NV

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge
Walks, Trails, Sidewalks FOR 4/11/19 WEEK OF

Til next time ~Peace ~JPP



Friday Follies Gender Equality

4.9.19 PFF

Finally a true sign of gender equality … looks like both sexes are nuts!

Snapped at Transport World, Invercargill, NZ If you find yourself in the area, by all means check it out. It is awesome!

Transport World

For Proscenium’s Friday Follies

Til next time ~Peace ~JPP

Wide Eyed Wandings – Larnach Castle, Dunedin, NZ

Larnach 1

While enjoying our stay at Broad Bay, NZ, we took a trip to one of the Otaga Penninsula’s premier tourist attractions, Larnach Castle.

The property is not actually a Castle but rather a lavishly built private home built 1871 by William Larnach, merchant baron and politician. It took more than 200 workmen three years to build the Castle shell and master European craftsmen spent a further 12 years embellishing the interior. Larnach spared no expense on his dream home, which features the finest materials from around the world.1 Continue reading “Wide Eyed Wandings – Larnach Castle, Dunedin, NZ”

Concrete Design

2.21.19 FPF

Concrete Design

The aged white settler
skin dyed rough brown
surviving on earliest farmland
produced his great masterpiece
with ancestral fascination
but today concrete design
built occupation’s cold future

For Found Poetry February day 21, a little poem from a magnetic word board found at the Wellington Museum. The museum is a delightful little trip through space and time. Click here to find out more.

Til next time ~Peace ~JPP

Wide Eyed Wanderings – Broad Bay, NZ


We left Queenstown in the early morning and made our way by auto to the tiny hamlet of Broad Bay, just outside of Dunedin. We took a delightful historic cottage via Air B&B1. Our hosts, Mary and Rick were delightful folks, helpful and charming, kind and respectful of our privacy, we could not have asked for more. Waking up to a front room that is mostly windows with ocean and mountain views was awesome. Continue reading “Wide Eyed Wanderings – Broad Bay, NZ”