Wassat

…in the water there…img_3484

….oh…a bloody great leopard seal…img_3485…never seen one in the water before…let alone on the harbour side of the spit…and I’m sure the bugger was sizing us up as snacks….

….I think I’ll stick to dodging sea lions on the beach….img_3486

…female hauled up beyond big male pictured above after lunch…(his flipper in the foreground)….img_3488…or viewing fur seals from above…img_3490

….mmmm…pinnipeds.

 

…(if we’d seen a sea elephant we’d have the whole set!).

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Aramoana Sunset

…the sun going down behind Mt. Cargill…IMG_7960IMG_7961IMG_7965IMG_7963

…and Dee standing in it…

…listening to the young mullet (we think) jumping to catch bugs….

….like standing in the rain without getting wet…

…then a royal spoon bill flew low in line with the other side of the inlet all lit golden like a painting on silk….

…shit.

Such A Busy Day I Almost Forgot

…about the 2 buckets…

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…mmmm…two buckets.

 

 

….(oh man, I blew my entire 3 1/2 week buffer of finished cartoons to squeeze out this and the 3 pages preceding it whilst trying to take a holiday…..I guess it’s back to the drawing board…literally…)…

 

…(2 buckets).

Oh So Thats Where It Is Going

…all those fat guys/fatct**ts… nudie suited, twin craniumed and monosyllabic, have finally got a name…Scan 171

 

…Governmentzilla…

…is it just me, or has every democratic government in the world turned into a lumbering, two headed, behemoth with only a vague sense of political direction….

…the left working in conjunction with the right and achieving little more than scuttling each others policies…

…stubby arms that are perfect for waving around and getting attention, but incapable of performing the simplest of humanitarian tasks (or wiping its own arse)…

 

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…if we could send them to another country on a permanent sabbatical, we would.