Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Month: April 2010 (Page 2 of 3)

Not a Pretty Sight!

Not a Pretty Sight!

Stuck in the mudflats

It happens from time to time, but I have never witnessed it before: people driving onto the tidal mudflats of the Manukau Harbour and getting stuck. This was one of two cars that suffered such a fate on Tuesday afternoon.…

Painted Boxes: Flox, TrustMe

Painted Boxes: Flox, TrustMe

Painted Boxes: Flox, TrustMe

This box is at the corner of Great North Road and View Road, Glendene (map). It shows pohutukawa blossom and other vegetation, and most conspicuously the tui.

The box is signed “Flox Trust Me”. Flox is a pseudonym for renowned stencil artist and designer Hayley King, and Trust Me (Ross Liew in real life) is a respected name in street art circles, some time ago he featured in a TV news item on murals.…

Advice

Advice

Advice

These stylish signs advocating tolerance and respect are found along Scenic Drive, a narrow, windy (but very scenic) road through the Waitakere Ranges between Titirangi and Swanson. The odd one out (bottom right) needs an explanation: it is seen by traffic coming from Shaw Road, meeting Scenic Drive in a T-intersection, and cyclists may well come hurtling down Scenic Drive from the right.…

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