Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Month: November 2010 (Page 2 of 3)

Purple

Purple Flowers

Purple Flowers

These purple flowers have graced Scenic Drive for some weeks now, soon they will disappear. I don’t know what they are, and would not be surprised if they are classed as weeds. The large leaves of these shrubs are a great sight year-round.…

To Change a Lightbulb

Changing the Lightbulb

Changing the Lightbulb

Lights along State Highway 20, next to the pedestrian/cycle overbridge connecting Seacliffe Road and Onehunga Lagoon Reserve. A lot of landscaping has been done around the development of the highway, and more is to come to improve access to the Onehunga foreshore and Manukau Harbour.…

Homage to Crown Lynn (Louise Purvis, 2007)

Homage to Crown Lynn (Louise Purvis, 2007)

Homage to Crown Lynn (Louise Purvis, 2007)

On various occasions I have mentioned the brick and clay history of the west. There is one name that is deeply ingrained in the kiwi psyche, and that is Crown Lynn, makers of everyday crockery and of decorative pieces.…

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