The Blue Doors

Transition from open park area to the enclosed gardens at  The Orchard Garden Cafe and Function Centre  between Alexandra and Clyde, Central Otago, New Zealand. I've already shown a photo Nigel took of me through the Blue Doors, here's more context. We were there on my birthday 31 October 2019. All photos taken by Nigel... Continue Reading →

Support for Seafarers

I have an interest in ports, ships, containers, swing-lift trucks, port machinery, stacks of containers, stacks of logs.. I love the port environment! We've just got home from an overnighter to Dunedin and last night we went to Port Chalmers to have dinner at the Portsider restaurant and pub. Port Chalmers is about a 15-minute... Continue Reading →

Oamaru Random

These are the last few photos from Oamaru, the left-overs that weren't used in any of the other posts. Oamaru, East Otago, New Zealand. Taken 21 Jan 2019 by Liz (L) and Nigel (N) When we were in the Victorian Precinct, Nigel noticed this bright-eyed rock staring out at us from a window sill! (L)... Continue Reading →

Red Barn near Tapanui. Out on a country drive we saw this rustic red barn in farmland near Tapanui, Southland, New Zealand. Taken by Liz 20 Oct 2018

Which Way Challenge: Door

This door is alarmed. Please do not enter. Sign on side door when entering H&J Smiths department store in Gore, Southland, New Zealand. I took the photo a few days ago and thought I'd join in this challenge for fun. (I found out about it through Chateaux des Fleurs who posted a  Go Your Own... Continue Reading →

Bright is Beautiful

Yesterday morning I came across a colourful blog-post by Sayanti Dasgupta that features the photo below, and I was blown away by it. Sayanti was very helpful answering my questions and I found out that this Gond mural is next to the entrance of the first floor of her house. I also learned from Sayanti... Continue Reading →

Bright Spot

We spent a 3-day stopover each way in Los Angeles when we visited the UK in 2010 (we love to stopover in LA!). One day we spent much of our time in Los Feliz and stopped in at Fred 62 for an excellent breakfast. After returning from a trip to the bathroom Nigel told me... Continue Reading →

The Long Walk

This long covered walkway has intrigued me when we've driven by on the busy city street. On 29 March I came across it unexpectedly while walking. It is the entrance to the Paediatric Outpatients. Dunedin, New Zealand. Photo taken 29 March 2018. Photos and Text by Liz; Exploring Colour (2018)  

STONE BUILDING – you don’t say!

The helpful plaque on the front door of this building had an inscription in capital letters - 'STONE BUILDING'. Wow! Like, there's stone buildings and stone walls everywhere in Clyde! But anyway, it made me smile. Clyde, Central Otago, New Zealand. This street was our route home to our accommodation from the town centre so... Continue Reading →

Soaring Albatross (Dunedin, NZ)

Royal Albatross flying over Taiaroa Head, Otago Peninsula, New Zealand. Metal door at 18 Princes Street, Dunedin (in the city centre near the Octagon).   Taiaroa Head is the only mainland breeding colony of the Royal Albatross in the world. I've provided links below to help you access information if you would like to know... Continue Reading →

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