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How Convenient! #12

Photogenic Convenience

Photogenic Convenience

A brick construction dating back to 1943 (ACC=Auckland City Council). Well maintained with simple tile work inside. No 594 Great North Road, Grey Lynn.

It appears that I am not the only one who shoots toilets…

To the right of the sushi shop is the Alonymous Gallery followed by Jo’s Stall; and the wall of the brick building on the left (ASBBank) also featured in an earlier post.…

Jo’s Stall

Jo

Jo

Jo is cheerfully presiding over her “stall”, a space at 600 Great North Road, Grey Lynn. Filled with treasure (“$1 here”, “$5 here”, “$20 here” …), spilling out along the shop windows, and attracting a steady stream of interested customers.…

More Distress

Watch This Space

Watch This Space

In keeping with Alan of alonymous (“the more distressed the better”), here is what looks like a well-cultivated distressed look, undergoing a makeover. The canopy still identifies it as “The Time Machine”, but their Facebook page says farewell and thanks to customers from April 1.…

Alonymous

Alan Robertson

Alan Robertson

Meet Alan who runs a gallery called “alonymous“, exhibiting his lifelong photography in Grey Lynn at 598 Great North Road. A great range of subjects from many places, digital prints $10 in size A3 – would have to be the bargain of the year.…

Camera Shy

Three Mates

Three Mates

The bus shelter provided the ambience for their morning meet up , and when they spotted my camera I got an invitation to shoot them. But one of them seems to have had second thoughts. At Grey Lynn, next to the big John Pule mural.…

Big Mural (John Pule)

Moana

Moana

This is a mural gracing the Williamson Road side of the Alway’s Buildings (Grey Lynn Family Medical Centre). The design is by John Pule, a Niue-born artist and writer, the painting was done by a number of students from Manukau Institute of Technology about 10 years ago.…

Festival Flags

At the Grey Lynn Festival

At the Grey Lynn Festival

Grey Lynn Park with its grassy slopes makes an excellent setting for a festival. Relaxed seating for the tiring crowd. Amidst the visitors is Richard McWhannell’s macrocarpa sculpture “Night Errant”.

Night Errant (Richard McWhannell 1994)

Night Errant (Richard McWhannell 1994)

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