I Go Weak

Admiring this brilliant photo by Steve Gingold I pondered the words for my title. I'd found the photo on his blog, requested permission, got a prompt response, and wanted to publish. I considered Silent Admiration (my response when I first saw the photo) but it seemed too ho-hum. I focused on the beauty of colour... Continue Reading →

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Curly Tale of a Lady-Pig

Once upon a time a couple went to Invercargill on a Saturday outing. After chilling out in a city cafe for hours they walked back to their car on a back street. Looking through a high office window the lady got quite animated - she'd spotted a plump pig with a ladybird bottom on the... Continue Reading →

Momentous

Yes.. I was back in The Frost Pot this afternoon. Roxburgh, Central Otago, New Zealand. Blackcurrent and coconut gelato topped with NZ Berry Fusion sorbet. Can't beat it!

Bright Spot, Red

We visited Maple Glen Gardens on 26 January and were both very taken with the showy bright red dahlias. We found the gardens to be particularly colourful at this time of year and the dahlias are especially eye-catching! It was a very windy afternoon and the photography was challenging. Maple Glen is at Glenham, near... Continue Reading →

Reds and Yellows

Saturday September 15, I'd spent some time wandering around in town in the morning and then in the afternoon we'd decided to pay a visit to the beautiful Southland private garden named Maple Glen. I had these photos in separate folders and looking at them last night I realised that I have some interesting red-yellow... Continue Reading →

Glad I Met Gladys

Morris Minor 1000 with the name "Gladys" written neatly in red, right-hand side at the back. Dicey, yet very endearing. The white and red colour scheme looked great! We found Gladys by chance when we parked at Queens Park, Invercargill. Photos taken by Liz 08 Sept 2018. Southland, New Zealand I also posted a somewhat... Continue Reading →

Service and Sacrifice, Anzac Day

April 25 is Anzac Day when we remember soldiers who died in war and honour those who returned or are currently serving, a tradition since 1916. Anzac Day was initially gazetted as a half-day holiday and in 1921 was first marked as a full public holiday. ANZAC : Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, whose... Continue Reading →

Americana Surprise in Southland

On Sunday 04 March we headed way out west from Gore and landed up in Lumsden... ** Click twice on any image to view full-size ** Hungry and thirsty, we were drawn to this promising-looking cafe and bar Inside, a 1955 Dodge Kingsway has made itself at home The Route 6 website describes the cafe... Continue Reading →

I see… Red

Some recent posts have grabbed my attention with their lovely red images and it prompted me to put together a "red" post. This first photo which I came across this morning is the one that really galvanised me into action! Its simply magnificent! Thank you very much to contributing photographers! All images used with permission.... Continue Reading →

The Warmth of Red

Red has always been my favourite colour and I've been hunting out some "red" photos for today's post. Cheers me up on a cold, gray, wet winter's day! Beautiful building and lovely pub to visit. Amazing plaster work inside, and chandeliers. Looks very grand! They have a great array of beers on tap but I... Continue Reading →

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