Author Archives: ngawangchogdrub

About ngawangchogdrub

long term Buddhist; working as a psychologist; keen amateur writer; like to take photographs and do martial arts also.

What’s wrong with Newcastle? Part I.

This is the first, and maybe only, post in an occasional series about living in Newcastle, NSW -just north of Sydney on the map if you’re looking from outside Australia. After several years of living in Newcastle and involvement in … Continue reading

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The play of light in the frozen north

As the days pass here, each and every one brings a display of subtle light play, not just hour by hour but minute by minute. Just standing outside (or inside, if the weather happens to be “window weather” – great … Continue reading

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The Goose – a catch-up

Previously published on Medium on January 15, 2016 The goose seemed to be looking for something. I had seen it earlier in the day, wandering across the main road with apparent unconcern about the cars making their way from both … Continue reading

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The goose – tense news.

Although my last post about the famous goose of Olafsjordur was lighthearted, today’s news is not so great. When I went out for a walk early this afternoon, I found the goose sitting, or really flopping on the footpath next … Continue reading

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A little rave about ravens

I’ve seen ravens in other places, and we have them in Australia [where they are all but identical to the crows], but never had the chance to interact with them as I can in Olafsfjordur. They can be seen often … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve in Akureyri, Iceland.

Virtually any public holiday in Iceland means lots of fireworks… and this was the big one. Continue reading

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From the past

   Nepal, 2005

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My knee – companion to my eye.

MRI image, scanned and inkjet printed, made into gel print, printed as photogram onto Ilford glossy paper. Negative image resulting.

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Cornwall and Brighton 2013

Cornwall and Brighton 2013, a photo by scott.probst on Flickr. Sword – Japanese katana – mounted in display case, St Michaels Mount castle, Marazion, Cornwall, England.

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NYE, Newcastle harbour

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