Euonymous seedcases, some open with orange seeds. Pretty pink cases. Clear blue sky. Autumn at Moa Flat, 07 April. Large bush growing in roadside verge by a farm paddock. West Otago, New Zealand
After an appointment I walked out to find a wonderful rainbow - it's hung about for hours. These pics were taken from home. It changes continually depending on the sun/drizzle levels. Fades away.. returns. Fun!
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!
Pretty Pink Capsules
Almost a month ago I did a local walk out of town and into nearby countryside to get photos of a Euonymous bush that's located near a farm gate and produces gorgeous pink capsules at this time of year i.e. autumn in NZ. The afternoon was fairly dull unfortunately but this post is introductory.. I've... Continue Reading →
The bush walk where I photographed greenery was at the Organ Pipes track on Mt Cargill in Dunedin. We eventually made it to where I could see the organ pipes (just). There was a huge heap of broken 'pipes' lying on the ground and I didn't fancy trying to navigate across them for a better... Continue Reading →
Sea, rocks and kelp at Bluff in Southland. Far south of the South Island of New Zealand. Foveaux Strait. 17 March.
Castle Rock, at Castlerock. Southland, New Zealand. 26 March.
Castle and Cloud
Castlerock, near Lumsden in Southland. Today. New Zealand
During a local walk on 12 March I took photos of anything autumn-y that got my attention. Tapanui, West Otago, New Zealand.
Beauty of Backlit Leaves
Variegated elm foliage. Public garden, Alexandra. Central Otago, New Zealand. 29 January.
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 →