On 25 March we were heading home from Dunedin and I asked Nigel to pull in to an easily missed carpark at the bottom of this hill, then we walked up a way to a Beach Access walkway that I've seen many times before when we drove up the hill. It looks very inviting because... Continue Reading →
I took this photo when we went for a local walk on 26 March. On the way back the late sunshine was really lighting up the foliage and I took the shot with my cellphone.. very pleased with the result. The tree is at the edge of a private property, a short distance further along... Continue Reading →
I took this pic with my cellphone on 24 March in Dunedin Botanic Garden, not realising that a label with the plant name is visible above the water.. that's a bonus! Nymphaea 'Colonel A.J. Welch' and I found a NZ website with info about it: "While not the most profuse bloomer, the Colonel is probably... Continue Reading →
Bold Bright Dahlias
In Dunedin Botanic Garden on 24 March I found these bold and bright yellow dahlias, one of my favourite flowers that I see bloom each year. I've often had problems with their reflectivity but this day was just right for photographing them! 🙂 Dunedin, New Zealand. Taken with my cellphone, I'm slowly getting a bit... Continue Reading →
Recent photos that I've taken in Dunedin, New Zealand. I love this city very much with all its lively diversity, colours, art, music, literature, cafes, gardens, natural wonders and beaches. I've chosen four photos from our latest visit that are a little quirky and fun! ~from 24/25 March 2022. Click on any photo to enlarge.... Continue Reading →
A Few Flowers
I shared these flower photos on Twitter yesterday ~ a few shots from Dunedin Botanic Garden's herbaceous border that I took yesterday with my cellphone.. a diversion as I wandered back to the motel after walking with Nigel to his dental appointment. I didn't have my camera with me so it was a chance to... Continue Reading →
Rustic shed in a beautiful rural landscape at Ettrick in early autumn. The deciduous trees are changing colour. Central Otago, New Zealand. 19 March.
Seen In Dunedin
A few shots from a recent visit to Dunedin. A pretty little building facing the street and two photos from a carpark I explored - the same one where I found the intriguing No Exit sign. New Zealand, 15 March.
Apples and Pears
Early autumn in Central Otago; we drove to Roxburgh yesterday, finding a beautiful apple orchard at Ettrick and a pear orchard at Millers Flat. New Zealand. 19 March.
Petunias at the Gate
Ettrick, Central Otago, New Zealand. 19 March.
St Matthew’s | Plants
Plants outside St Matthew's Church, Dunedin. 15 March. New Zealand. 1. Yew tree ~red berry 2. Native Veronica (Hebe) ~blue-mauve 3. Native Brachyglottis ~yellow 4. Native Astelia berries ~orange5. Native lancewood and astelia outside the tower6. Surprise! ~a pair of lancewoods behind a pair of large yews Click on any photo to enlarge. Text and... Continue Reading →
St Matthew’s | Building
More photos from St Matthew's church, a beautiful building dating from the 1870s. Dunedin, New Zealand. 15 March.