Flowers in Dunedin Botanic Garden on 15 January. New Zealand.
The rural triangle intersection we found yesterday. Photos by Nigel, except the last one by me (my picture of the old kettle). Clutha District, New Zealand.
Road Not Taken (Before)
On the first day of 2023, we looked for a sign. And we found: sign, seat, kettle. Rural road in Clutha and a triangle island.
This is a stellata type Magnolia in bloom at Gore Gardens on 18 September. Gore, Southland, New Zealand.
Moments In Nature
Moments in nature ~taking photos in Dunedin Botanic Garden, New Zealand. 25 March 2022 (autumn). The three pics of me were taken by Nigel. I stood on the seat (photo 1) to get the pic of kōwhai flowers and old pod (photo 2), it didn’t turn out great but I love our native kowhai!
Take A Bough
They have a leisurely life.. these post people at Lake Roxburgh village, Central Otago, New Zealand. Interesting use of a street tree! 03 Mar 2022.
St Patrick’s Basilica
Photo selection from a visit on Christmas Day 2019 to a beautiful Catholic basilica in South Dunedin, two outside pics and two from inside. Redeveloped in the 2000s and officially re-opened 19 June 2016. I took several photos of stained glass windows although just one is shown below. They were made by the Munich firm... Continue Reading →
Handkerchief Tree, Autumn
Dove Tree, Chinese Dove Tree, Ghost Tree. Davidia involucrata. I initially found this tree in Dunedin Botanic Garden in the spring of 2020, 24 October to be exact. But Nigel and I were unaware of the autumn form of this fascinating tree. Just a couple of days ago on 07 May we were back in... Continue Reading →
Companion planting, seen today on our local walk. Tapanui, West Otago, New Zealand. LOL! I'm reminded of 'The Pale Green Pants' by Dr Seuss that spooked me a bit as a kid ~this blogpost has it. Text by Liz, photos by Nigel; Exploring Colour (2022)
Flower in a Paw
Kangaroo Paw flowers are a wonderful treat in summer, a 'something special' from Australia that I adore. They have a few species growing in the Australian collection at Dunedin Botanic Garden and we visited on Tues 18 January so I was able to get a few shots of different kinds. New Zealand. Click on any... Continue Reading →
Restful in Invercargill
After leaving the Southern Farmers Market yesterday we visited the Queens Park gardens and had a wander around the rose garden, met a cute dog and her lovely minder, admired an outdoor glass table, and then relaxed at Buster Crabb before heading home. Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand. Click on any photo to enlarge. Dick Fry... Continue Reading →
Feral Pigeon, Dunedin NZ
Pigeon perch, park bench. ~Dunedin Botanic Garden 28 April 2021. New Zealand.