Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Category: Cars (Page 1 of 3)

Frogparking

Frogparking

Frogparking

Frogparking is — according to their website — a complete solution – engage, enforce, enhance and enjoy your parking ecosystem! So if you found yourself guided to a free parking space, it might be thanks to their efforts. Likewise, if you find yourself fined after exceeding your parking time by the smallest of margins, that might well be their technology as well.…

Action and Reaction

Stick Family

Stick Family

Newton has a law about it (in mechanics). But it applies in many situations to varying degrees…

We had the flood of stick figures which gave a family’s inventory of assets, living and otherwise, in the rear window. That trend seems to have abated, and I may have found the reason why.…

Two Ducks on the Water …

Saturday, 4:42pm at French Bay

Saturday, 4:42pm at French Bay

… two girls by the water, and one car in the water. A sad story unfolded since Friday afternoon, when this car was driven onto the soft mudflats of French Bay, and did not make it out when the tide came in.…

A Classic

Plymouth Roadrunner

Plymouth Roadrunner

I had to stop for a picture when I saw this car in Titirangi. Plymouth Roadrunner.

Plymouth Roadrunner

Plymouth Roadrunner

YLOBUG

YLOBUG

YLOBUG

The number plate says it all (‘number’ plate?). The subdued tone might need the added emphasis of the plate.…

Green with …

Spelling Mistake

Spelling Mistake

I stopped to take a picture of the car with its provocative number plate. As I approached, I noticed the driver inside and enquired: “Is it, like, ‘Green with Envy’?” With a hearty laugh, she confirmed, explaining that it was a present from her daughter.…

Flower Power

Flower Power

Flower Power

The tree seems to be permanently in flower, dropping its bloom on the car that seems to be permanently parked beneath it.…

Painted Boxes: Red Car (Cliff Uepa)

Red Car (Cliff Uepa)

Red Car (Cliff Uepa)

It more than holds its own amidst the many posters that are on the block of shops at the corner of Avondale and Rosebank Roads. Te Atatu artist Cliff Uepa’s red car is hard to miss. But there is more on this telecommunications box: the trees and green playing fields of nearby Eastdale reserve, as well as a father and son.…

Green Car

Teza's Green Car outside Essenze, Parnell

Teza's Green Car outside Essenze, Parnell

There are several vehicles in Auckland which sport such a green finish — I showed a van here. This is the Teza car standing outside Essenze in Parnell, where they provided refreshments on yesterday’s Urbis Design Day.…

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