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.
Butchers Dam near Alexandra in Central Otago. Taken 30 April. New Zealand
Blue and Yellow
Autumn landscape beauty. Roxburgh, Central Otago. Yesterday afternoon. New Zealand
Central Otago is the place to go in autumn so we headed there today, hoping to see some colour.
Pomahaka River, Park Hill
Pomahaka River at Park Hill Domain off Switzers Road, West Otago. New Zealand. 09 April
Park Hill Domain
Yesterday afternoon we took a rural drive along Switzers Road which follows a ridge through farm country and affords wonderfully extensive views to hills and mountains. Eventually we arrived at Park Hill Domain where I've previously taken a few photos from the road but we'd never driven into the public domain by the river. I... Continue Reading →
This Euonymous that we found yesterday afternoon at Moa Flat is a real beauty. As you can see it was a perfect autumn afternoon!
Castle Rock, at Castlerock. Southland, New Zealand. 26 March.
Castle and Cloud
Castlerock, near Lumsden in Southland. Today. New Zealand
Bolder Than Blue
In summer, red hot pokers quickly send up tall sturdy flower heads that demand all attention for themselves. They're completely unfazed by the big blue sky above, doggedly growing taller so they can 'own the blue' and boldly take advantage. Viewed against a cloudless, summer-blue sky their brilliance is brightest. West Otago, New Zealand. 29... Continue Reading →
Following on from Hedge with an Edge, these photos are from the Agapanthus hedge that extends along the property frontage starting on the other side of the entrance.
Hedge with an Edge
Yesterday we drove to Roxburgh... Here’s an accommodation property we passed and I love their beautiful native Olearia hedge, presently fronted with Agapanthus that are in flower. Central Otago, New Zealand.