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
Dark green letterbox. Nearby, on the opposite side of the road.. dark green bales in a field. Old Coach Road, as we drove to Clinton, yesterday. Clutha / Southland, New Zealand.
Sheep and Bales
A drive along Old Coach Road this morning, we joined at Clinton but didn't go all the way to Mataura, electing to turn around and return the way we came. Clutha / Southland. New Zealand So cute how some of the sheep have claimed a bale to nestle up to (I'm guessing these are older... Continue Reading →
Round The Bend
A drive through rural back roads in Southland, Waikaka area. 29 December. New Zealand.
Way Out West
'Tis true! These photos were taken west of where we live *and* (Nigel's just reminded me), we live in West Otago! So.. I spotted this old wagon when we did the long country drive on back roads through farmland, technically in Southland as the regional boundary is close to where we live. We were nearing... Continue Reading →
Into The Blue
Into the blue! Southland, New Zealand. 29 December 2022.
Goats Enjoying Summer
We spotted this group of goats in a field, looking very casual and relaxed, as we drove to Gore this morning.. so Nigel stopped and backed up and I took the shot from the passenger seat through Nigel's open window. Eight goats are fully visible and two are unseen behind the two big hay bales.... Continue Reading →
We went out for a country drive this morning, exploring some roads we hadn't travelled before. When we were well through our trip we came across this old building that appears to have been a farmhouse. Weatherboard house with corrugated iron roof. The front lower level has had its weatherboards removed and looks like it's... Continue Reading →
Some photos I've taken this week, selected because I associate them with Christmas in some way. First two taken this morning at Gore Gardens.. white bell flowers and tiny pink blurs of Heuchera flowers. Then Cotinus or smokebush partly catching the light. And then (taken 22 Dec) native mistletoe, and astelia berries, Black Gully near... Continue Reading →
Quite A Sight
We paid a visit to Bannerman Park in Gore today to see how the rhododendrons are doing. Some are finished, some are a bit past it, some are just right! Really loved this colourful view. Gore, Southland. New Zealand.