I was thinking as I drove back - it's good for my well-being to be near water. It's good to check up on what the water's doing.
As beneficial as a daily check of the sky.
Looking across to the city over the Andy Bay inlet.
If you get a chance and are in the locality - do call into Bellamy's Art Gallery in MacAndrew Bay to take a look at the exhibition, 'North meets South'. It runs all month. You will see some marvellous creations - ceramics, jewellery, prints, paintings ... works by South Island artists that have been inspired by North Island haiku.
It is a 'Poems in the Waiting Room' enterprise conceived, instigated, organised and powered by the amazing Ruth Arnison. The Bellamy's Gallery is a perfect location for the works.
Read more about the show at the North Meets South blog - found HERE.
Go check it out. While you're there, you can also visit The Bay Cafe for a coffee and savour the view from their windows.
Rock covered with bright green lichen. Andersons Bay inlet.
Also - 'Poems in the Waiting Room' have just announced their annual Poetry Competition. Do enter. Details HERE. (Scroll odwn to see details of the competition).