Time to Exercise or Exorcize?

L1050593, originally uploaded by kiwicafe.

Time to clear my bike of cobwebs and begin pedalling my way to fitness, I am not making a New Year resolution but I am committing myself to a disciplined approach to fitness and health. I hope that this approach to my life will permeate out to my film editing, photography and writing, more will be revealed :)

About kiwicafe

1955 . . . as a teenager in New Zealand, according to friends :) I talked incessantly of photography & philosophy, in my early twenties I hung out with photographers as I began my film editing career in Australia, I bought a variety of cameras, a faux snapper I guess, more interested in film editing, travel and back deck philosophy through which my curiosity took me from Sydney to New York & Venice Beach. For 45 years have I enjoyed working with some truly great creative directors, writers, art directors, film directors, photographers, producers et al . . . hopefully I learned a thing or two! I did win a bunch of awards and went from Editor of the Year in Australia to one of the top commercial film editors in America, not bad for a skinny kid from New Zealand. 2003 . . . newly divorced, I took the pledge, became 'one of many', an American Citizen & went Searching for Zane Grey's America. For two glorious years I filmed, photographed & blogged my way around the American West. 2006 . . . returned to Aotearoa NZ, restoring a small vineyard and continuing to film, photograph and write. I exhibited & sold some images, harvested a great vintage of both red & white, sold the vineyard, edited a movie or two & now, 2013, I have discovered a whole new journey for myself, via motor neurone disease. I continue to practice my love for film | fotography | philosophy as best I can, I am in a good place, there are no mistakes in life!
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2 Responses to Time to Exercise or Exorcize?

  1. kiwicafe says:

    Happy New Year Mike, happy snapping and may all you exposers be truly awesome, pun intended :)

  2. Mike Reed says:

    Dont forget the fuel (food)…. have a fruitful new year

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