Street Appeal in Clyde

Strolling streets in Clyde on a warm autumn evening was a treat! Here are some things that captured our interest while wandering aimlessly in the town centre. Clyde, Central Otago, New Zealand. Easter; Good Friday evening, 30 March 2018


View looking back up the main street. We however were heading in the opposite direction. Photo by Liz

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We came to a turn-off for ‘Miners Lane’ and the property on the corner had this intriguing sign right by the footpath. Photo by Nigel

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We started to walk down Miners Lane and then found a pedestrian walkway that ran behind all the buildings that face the main street. Walking along this path I was suddenly stopped short by the sight of these fantastic dandelion seedhead sculptures in someone’s back yard. Photo by Liz

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Then Nigel noticed this massive swan topiary. Photo by Nigel

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As we headed back along the street to our accommodation our gaze was drawn by the moon rising above a stone wall and framed by trees. Photo by Nigel

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Here’s a couple of extra photos …

Another angle on the helpful signpost. Photo by Liz

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Dandelion sculptures. Photo by Nigel

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Text by Liz. Photos by Liz and Nigel. Exploring Colour (2018)

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13 thoughts on “Street Appeal in Clyde

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  1. Clyde certainly has many delights to explore. I love the signpost, anywhere from here and you’re there! Benjamin, being a dandelion lover, is enchanted by the “humongous Dandelions!” They are definitely a work of art. Benjamin thinks the swan topiary is a “dinosaur”. We so enjoy all of the exquisite photos by Nigel and you. We discuss the objects, etc. in each one. I especially like the moon rising above the gorgeous stone wall. Thank-you x 2!!

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    1. Interesting about the “dinosaur”. I didn’t take much notice of it and it was Nigel who enthusiastically exclaimed about the ‘swan’! Then I appreciated it more. Being so big, it does have a bit of a monster thing going on and with the long neck I totally appreciate why Benjamin would call it a dinosaur! Initially I think I may have tended toward that as well 🙂

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