No, Hunter S Thompson meds weren’t involved, unfortunately… I went for a walk this afternoon, taking the long way to get to the top of the bush reserve beside my house – here is the view from the top, with the South Island in the distance…
The track drops down quite steeply, but thankfully the council have done a lot of work with wooden steps, making it safe even when its wet… which reminded me I must go do some rain recording in here!
So I was walking along when I heard this sudden rustle/movement right near my ear – I stopped and looked, and it took me quite a while to see it:
Can you see it?
I got a bit close with my macro lens and he moved around the darker side of the branch… so I had to crank this in LightRoom a bit