Grand ‘ol Ophiry

May 16th, 2023 § 0 comments § permalink

Part of living in a small community is that if you want something to happen, you pretty much have to do it yourself. So a group of us in Ophir, Central Otago, have created a hall group that organises concerts and movies in the historic Ophir Peace Memorial Hall (c.1926). This coming weekend we’re welcoming two alt county performers from Australia and last years Gore Golden Guitar winner. Poster by us.

A Bird in the Hand

October 31st, 2012 § 2 comments § permalink

Any trip to Napier is not complete without a stop in Ongaonga and the gallery of Perry Davies. Perry is an amazing character and talented artist. Called ‘The BirdHouse Guy’, Perry’s been making birdhouses from found material since dinosaurs started getting a little downy. Worth a stop. Here’s one he made earlier that has recently joined a couple of others at home. Tweet?

Geraldine Booth Optical Identity

April 24th, 2012 § 0 comments § permalink

Some recent work for Geraldine Booth. Kieran Rynhart did the illustrations, Charles Smith and Magpie Press did the printing (offset and letterpress respectively), Jon Wall made the website work ( and Gas took all the credit.


March 9th, 2011 § 0 comments § permalink

I don’t (smoke). But Kieran Scott (photographer) can shoot them nice. He has a new blog too. See it here.