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Mushrooming

Mycena sp.

Mycena sp.

Autumn was long, dry and warm – but now winter has set in and finally the fungi make their appearance. Juist a small sample of what I came across in a local reserve. (I am no mushroom expert, my identifications are a bit vague.Foraging…

Mushroom Time

Mushroom Time

Mushroom Time

A cluster of what I think is Gymnopilus junonius. This time of year again – I am inexperienced with wild mushrooms, the ones I eat are all growing in a green grocer’s shop.…

High and Dry

Blockhouse Bay Boat Club

Blockhouse Bay Boat Club

These days, the Blockhouse Bay Boat Club is purely a venue for hire (but no parties, weddings, liquor…). Set above the water, at a gorgeous spot looking out to the Manukau Harbour. Seen here at low tide and in the mist.…

3BC

Blockhouse Bay Boat Club

Blockhouse Bay Boat Club

Blockhouse Bay Boating Club (or 3BC) boasts prime position on the water, 270 degree water views – a splendid venue for almost all occasions (no parties, though). 91 Endeavour St, Blockhouse Bay.…

Location Signs: Blockhouse Bay

Location Signs: Blockhouse Bay

Location Signs: Blockhouse Bay

There can’t be any doubt: this sign has been around for a long time. But strangely, I have not noticed it until a few weeks ago. The subdued design just does not stand a chance when you are concentrating on the busy road (Donovan Street).…

Blockhouse Bay

Blockhouse Bay

Blockhouse Bay

The view from Strathnaver Crescent (above Lynfield Cove), showing Blockhouse Bay Boat Club, with Wood Bay further back.…

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