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Month: January 2014 (Page 2 of 4)

How Convenient! #3

Old Sandringham Conveniences

Old Sandringham Conveniences

Another art deco style toilet block bearing the initials of the Mount Albert Borough Council. While the facade looks quite attractive, the building is out of service, but never fear, a (less monumental) modern facility is close by.…

The White Horse (Ben Foster)

The White Horse (Ben Foster)

The White Horse (Ben Foster)

One of the works at the current Sculpture in the Gardens show at the Auckland Botanic Gardens. This is by Ben Foster, made from aluminium, epoxy and automotive paint.

From the program notes:

Standing majestically, silver-white against the emerald hues of the landscape, The White Horse relies on the interplay of light and shadow, the result is dramatic with the sculpture’s silhouette as commanding as the mountainous landscape it resembles.

Scaffolding

Scaffolds

Scaffolds

The extension to Lopdell House Gallery is going up and up – here a view of the scaffolding from the back of the building.…

A Glimpse of Titirangi

From Lynfield Cove

From Lynfield Cove

Looking from Gilletta Reserve (Lynfield Cove) past the Blockhouse Bay boat ramp towards French Bay Yacht Club and the hills beyond. The high peak is Mount Donald McLean (398m), on the way from Huia to Whatipu.…

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