Spring Smiles in Southland NZ Spring Smiles: we’d just started walking into Queens Park when something in the periphery of our vision didn’t seem quite right. We looked up…this really cool little bear was beaming down at us! First day of Spring, 01 Sept 2018. Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand. Taken by Liz Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 12 thoughts on “Spring Smiles in Southland NZ” Add yours What a cutie! Great shot! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thanks! We got such a surprise to see the bear sitting in the tree and smiling down on us! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply And the sun shone – Yay!! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply It was beautiful yesterday! 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply This is so cute! Happy Spring! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thank you! Isn’t it so cute…and it was just sitting there for us to find! 🙂 LikeLike Reply You are welcome, made me smile! Who expects to find a teddy in a tree. 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Oh you have spring …we’re heading towards autumn … I like to change with you! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yes, I know how you feel and it makes me extra grateful to be in spring. A good autumn is very beautiful but like you, I’m always aware that winter is just around the corner! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ☺️ LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Happy Spring to you, Liz. I tend to follow the astronomical calendar for the seasons rather than the meteorological one, so I don’t change seasons for a few more weeks. 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Fair enough Mike. I find spring kicks into gear late August and by 01 Sept one really feels like celebrating here. We were out y’day afternoon and there’s lots of blossom and bulbs. Forsythia is the latest addition with its bright yellow blossom (shrub that can be grown as a hedge). LikeLike Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.