Lye Bow Road

Lye Bow was a very industrious Chinese miner turned orchardist/market gardener who arrived in Otago in 1864 and survived into very old age, perhaps over 100. He was held in very high regard in the district.

Hip Shadows

These fat round rose hips looked great at the public garden in Alexandra yesterday. So did their shadows. Central Otago, New Zealand.

Blue Day, Reflections

Butchers Dam and lake on a perfect autumn day with clear blue sky and good reflections. Near to Alexandra in Central Otago. New Zealand. Flat Top Hill Conservation Area, dry land ecosystem.

Anzac Day, 2023

Anzac Day today. A day of remembrance for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who've fought and died for their country, marked annually on 25 April, the anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign of the First World War.

Lots of Rocks

Views from a rocky mountainside above Clyde and Earnscleugh, Central Otago. Yesterday, Hawksburn Road. New Zealand.

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