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Month: August 2014 (Page 2 of 4)

Runners High (Ryan Ballinger)

Runners High (Ryan Ballinger)

Runners High (Ryan Ballinger)

Ryan Ballinger has an exhibition “Ankles Tied” at the Lopdell House gallery (offsite@New Lynn) as well as this installation entitled “Runners High” outside Lopdell House Titirangi. On August 23 there will be a performance “Trust Exercise #1” in which the artist will be running the distance from the offsite location of the Gallery in New Lynn to its new home site in Titirangi (the green bits behind scaffolding in the picture above – hopefully all scaffolding and stuff will have come off by then); guided by walkie-talkie controlled by the curator (who said things have to be simple?).…

View of the Ranges

From Pukematekeo Lookout

From Pukematekeo Lookout

Near the northern end of Scenic Drive, just before going down to Swanson, is Pukematekeo Lookout. It used to be possible to drive up the hill, but recently I found the gate “closed for repairs”, resulting in unexpected exercise.…

London Plane Trees

London Plane Trees

London Plane Trees

Victoria Park is surrounded by these majestic London plane trees. Planted more than 100 years ago when the park was created. In summer a leafy dome, in winter impressive architecture of the branches.…

Blustery

From the Inside out

From the Inside out

Plenty of showers, sometimes heavy and stormy, alternate with sunshine. Glad to be inside as the rain hits the windows.

From the Inside out

From the Inside out

Stairs

Lopdell House Stairs

Lopdell House Stairs

Looking down from the top floor of Lopdell House to the ornately tiled floor at ground level.…

How Convenient! #8

Bellwood Avenue Convenience

Bellwood Avenue Convenience

A mural showing a tui in a kowhai tree disguises the public conveniences in Bellwood Avenue, near Dominion Road. The bird theme continues with fine tile work of birdlife.

Fantails

Fantails

Kereru, New Zealand Woodpigeon

Kereru, New Zealand Woodpigeon

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