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Painting of poet, Sam Hunt, by artist Ian Taylor
Image No. CW 25
This painting was unveiled on the Camborne Walkway in February 2015, by the
subject of the painting, Sam Hunt. Sam lived in Boatshed No, 5 on the
Camborne Walkway in the 1990's.
The inscription at the foot of the painting reads as follows:
"I live in a boathouse on stilts but ponder often the houses others live
On the other side of the shed, Sam's poem "Of Dan and the Peacock" appears
as shown in the image below. The poem starts as follows:
"Of all the constellations Pavo the Peacock is visible tonight. Pavo has the
whole night to himself. He struts terribly."
Poem by Sam Hunt: "Of Dan and the Peacock"
Camborne Walkway: This beautiful walkway goes along the Pauatahanui Inlet
between Paremata and Grays Road, near Wellington, New Zealand. It takes
approximately 30 minutes to walk one way (about 2 kilometres) along the
walkway, or about 60 minutes return.
to see more images of the Camborne Walkway and to go to the index of all the images taken at the Pauatahanui Inlet.
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