Open wide! Whisky Gully, Tapanui. 16 April. West Otago, New Zealand.
Time to Shine
Yesterday in Whisky Gully, Tapanui. West Otago. New Zealand.
Ferns and Fungi
Ferns and fungi, photos taken today when we walked in native bush at Whisky Gully. Tapanui, West Otago. New Zealand.
Beauty and the Beast
These photos are from an exhausting bush walk we did on Friday 31 March from which I'm still in recovery! As we climbed I spotted many small treasures along the way, most often in the way that light was catching ferns, mosses and foliage to good effect.
Sea, rocks and kelp at Bluff in Southland. Far south of the South Island of New Zealand. Foveaux Strait. 17 March.
During a local walk on 12 March I took photos of anything autumn-y that got my attention. Tapanui, West Otago, New Zealand.
Cute Little Fella
Yesterday a curious tomtit came to check on us while we were enjoying a short walk in the native bush at Black Gully Reserve near Tapanui, West Otago. New Zealand. The tomtit is native, tiny, and in the case of the male bird.. quite colourful. This was a treat.. we don't often see birds in... Continue Reading →
Beauty of Backlit Leaves
Variegated elm foliage. Public garden, Alexandra. Central Otago, New Zealand. 29 January.
Light and Colour
Flowers in Dunedin Botanic Garden on 15 January. New Zealand.
Cart and Variegated Ivy
Displayed outside the corner property where I took photos of the white Agapanthus, intersection of sealed highway and a minor side road. Near Tapanui, Clutha District, New Zealand. Photos taken 07 February.
We drove past this property on Sunday and as we whizzed past I realised we'd just gone by a boundary frontage planted in white Agapanthus, blooming nicely. This morning Nigel took me back so I could get photos. It's a tiny locality not far from Tapanui, rural with 2 or 3 residences and a hall,... Continue Reading →
All on a Sunday
When we visited Alexandra public garden on Sunday, I found the smoke tree foliage beautiful as I gazed at the leaves against the summer blue sky. Alexandra is in Central Otago, New Zealand. Today I was delighted to find a wonderful hoar frost photo taken in Germany, also photographed on Sunday! A battered old sunflower... Continue Reading →