Poplar hedge in afternoon sunshine. Ettrick, Central Otago. This afternoon. New Zealand.
Central Otago is the place to go in autumn so we headed there today, hoping to see some colour.
Glow in the Grass
Volunteer yellow pansy in our front yard. Tapanui, West Otago. New Zealand
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.
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
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 →
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.