Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Month: September 2011 (Page 2 of 3)

Not All Black

Displaying the Flags

Displaying the Flags

Far be it from me to advertise the services of a certain telecommunications outfit – but here is their building resplendent in the colours of many a rugby nation. And almost All Black.

A view of the opposite side of the building and in daytime is here.…

New Camera

Peter Lange's Camera in New Lynn

Peter Lange's Camera in New Lynn

New Lynn’s Totara Avenue got revamped recently, and this retro camera is part of the brick art “Tokens from the game” (brick, epoxy, steel) by Peter Lange that is now on the lawn where Totara Avenue meets Great North Road.…

Meter

Meter Cover, New Lynn

Meter Cover, New Lynn

They must have run out of cast iron meter covers. This cute cover can be found on the footpath in New Lynn, the writing done by an arc welder.

For more black and white images check out Dragonstar’s Weekend in Black and White.…

Dusk at the Wynyard Quarter

The Gantry in the Evening

The Gantry in the Evening

The Gantry is a structure in the recently opened Wynyard Quarter which serves no particular purpose at all, except to let people wander all over it, watching people, be watched by people and enjoy the view.…

Fern Curl

Blechnum Fern

Blechnum Fern

As I opened the front door, the bright sunlight highlighted this unfurling fern frond. Lying flat on the ground, I found a nice angle with the background all in the shade.

Blechnum ferns are very common in the Waitakere Ranges.…

Piano Four Hands

At the Wynyard Quarter

At the Wynyard Quarter

Apart from food and drink, there are also other attractions at the Wynyard Quarter during this time of the Rugby World Cup.…

Spring Colours

Colourful Henry Atkinson

Colourful Henry Atkinson

When I drove past Lopdell House on Sunday afternoon, the colourful attire of Henry Atkinson caught my eye. Apparently he had a chalk makeover on Friday, when he looked flash as.

Meanwhile, the weather had changed to rain on Saturday night, and here we see our Henry after a first wash.…

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