Hymn of Life: Tulips

I've been keeping these photos to show you on a Sunday. For me right now it's Sunday afternoon in Spring yet for many of you it'll be Sunday morning in Autumn! We found this magnificent sculpture in a public park near Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills. The wonderful thing is ... we didn't even know it... Continue Reading →

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Pushing The Boundaries

Young Cherry Walk blooms on the far edge of Maple Glen Garden opening up a new vista in what was a farm paddock not long ago. Glenham, Southland, New Zealand. Liz 13 Oct.

Winning Words

"I’ve never floated for so long without the aid of a crane, suspension bridge, boat or pill! Next year, my debut collection will be brought to life by Hedgehog Poetry Press. This city of magic has never shone so magically like it has today…"  Damien B. Donnelly Congratulations Damien! In honour of you becoming a... Continue Reading →

Green and Gold

Skunk Cabbage. Hard to have a worse name but this plant is pretty at this time of year. There's a few of them at the edge of a pond at Maple Glen. Green leaves and, green and gold flowers. I didn't notice a skunky smell but I've read it occurs when the leaves are bruised.... Continue Reading →

Lots of Daffodils

Here's more photos of the daffodil hillside at Maple Glen including some photos that give more context to the overall scene. As an aside, we stayed in Dunedin last night and the weather has been cold and very rainy, especially today as we came home. It's a nice contrast to look at these photos, taken... Continue Reading →

Maples at Maple Glen

I found a lovely maple tree at Maple Glen Garden, took photos, and asked Nigel to take a photo too since he had his good camera. Later I found a blaze of red in a different part of the garden - it was another maple coming into leaf. Glenham, Southland, New Zealand I liked this... Continue Reading →

New Zealand Pigeon

This is our beautiful New Zealand Pigeon which we're privileged to see quite often down south. We see them in both urban and rural areas where there is bush nearby. They like to perch on powerlines so we often see them from the road in places like The Catlins (rural) or Dunedin (city). It's also... Continue Reading →

Daffodil Hillside, Maple Glen

Spring daffodils at Maple Glen Garden, Glenham, Southland, New Zealand. Absolutely magic to see these colourful daffodils blooming all over the hillside. Photos taken by Liz 06 September 2019. So fun.. lots of different kinds of daffodils all mixed in together! Enlarge any of the following photos by clicking on the photo... Text and photos... Continue Reading →

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