Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Month: June 2017 (Page 1 of 2)

Morning at the Fieldays

Frosty Morning

Frosty Morning

Last Thursday I visited the Fieldays at Mystery Creek, Hamilton – the mist was still hanging around the valleys at the starting time of 8 a.m., and the grass was covered in frost. The start to a wonderfully sunny morning where I learnt that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in a townie’s mind… (with apologies).…

In Your Face

Blue

Blue

You can’t overlook it in its blue glory: going south along Richardson Road, the intersection with Stoddard Road is dominated by this shade of blue, and then you realise, it is the “Dental Square” (SDS for Stoddard Dental Square). Make a statement!…

Seasonal

The Leaf

The Leaf

One of the last leaves on a weeping cherry in our neighbourhood — backlit with many raindrops in the network of twigs.…

Te Whitinga (The Crossing)

Te Whitinga (The Crossing)

Te Whitinga (The Crossing)

Te Whitinga (The Crossing) is the name of this new bridge for pedestrians and cyclists. It connects Kukuwai Park and Alan Wood Reserve and will be opened soon. It spans State Highway 20 and the Oakley Creek.…

Photorealistic

Photorealistic Graffiti by TakerOne

Photorealistic Graffiti by TakerOne

Murals in Avondale by TakerOne, an Auckland based mural artist of Hungarian extraction (“TakerOne Photorealistic Graffiti”). If you follow this link you can watch a time lapse video of the creation of the camouflage girl with dog.…

Torn Curtain

Brick Wall

Brick Wall

The north facing wall of this Watercare service building at the foot of the Lower Huia Dam gets plenty of sunlight year-in and year-out. …

« Older posts

© 2021 Auckland – West

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑