Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Tuesday, February 13, 2007


I had a dream last night whose soundtrack was the crazy and beautiful chirp of the Tui.
This reminded me so much of living in Wellington that it hurt -- I forgot how constant the sound of the Tui is all over the city and its environs. It's so distinct and, to me - now that I'm no longer there - haunting.

You can listen to the Tui song here...and feel like you're in the middle of the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary.

It's so much a part of life in NZ, they even named a beer after it: