Here's another statue for children in a public garden setting, the Peter Pan statue in Dunedin Botanic Garden, New Zealand. From the DBG website ... "Dedicated to ‘the Children of Today, Tomorrow and the Future’, this statue was donated by Mr Harold Richmond of Green Island. Crafted by English sculpture[sic] Cecil Thomas and cast by... Continue Reading →
Soft the drowsy hours are creeping ... Photo taken in the rose garden at Gore Public Garden, 16 Dec 2021. Southland, New Zealand.
Two very sleepy wallabies ... Nigel quips, "they're out-of-bounds!" Queens Park, Invercargill. Southland, New Zealand.
Sleepy dog lapping up the warm sunshine this afternoon; today was fine and sunny but nevertheless it was a very chilly winter day. We called into Forum Cafe in Milton on our way home from Dunedin. Our first visit - mainly because I was curious to see the mural paintings by Alice Muir aka Alice... Continue Reading →
Relish and Pickle napping in the shade, Hawthorn Den, Waikaka, Southland. I posted this photo in 'Just The Right Green' but forgot to include their names. New Zealand. Taken by Nigel.
"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 →
Just up the road from us is the West Otago Vintage Museum. Looking through the glass, I had a chuckle at this comatose character perched on the tractor seat. Tapanui, New Zealand
Ted Jennings (South Carolina Lowcountry, USA) posted this photo of an alligator on a platform this morning. To see what I'm talking about in this post you need to click on this link to see his large-size version of the photo. Then click again to activate the 'magnifying-glass' to get maximum detail. When I looked... Continue Reading →
My SO has his office in a lovely shared office space in Dunedin, New Zealand. Here the building owner's dog is hogging the heater on a very cold winter's day (12 July 2017). We had snow, ice, hail, rain and even the very occasional burst of sunshine! Its an historic building that's been recently modernised... Continue Reading →