Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

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Frameless

Fitting the Glass Canopy

Fitting the Glass Canopy

The guys from Metro Glass installed (most of) the glass canopy above the entrance to the new extension of Lopdell House Gallery (to be known as Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery). A delicate job of heavy lifting, done expertly and without a hitch (at least while I was supervising).…

Advanced Makrame

Tying Knots

Tying Knots

A worker on the fishing vessel San Nikunau connects a rope and a chain.

One of the attractions of the Wynyard Quarter is the fact that one can get up close to working ships.

Concentration

Concentration

Sweet As

Sweet As Crepes at the Coatesville Market

Sweet As Crepes at the Coatesville Market

This cheerful team greeted us when we visited the market at Coatesville (first Sunday every month). There is something irresistible about crepes, especially when you can watch the production.

Alas, I had started the day with a good breakfast and was on my way to a luncheon, so I had to postpone the taste test to next time …

That's How You Do It

That's How You Do It

Alpine Style (Erno Hajos)

Erno Hajos in Discussion

Erno Hajos in Discussion

At the Urbis Design Day, we found Erno Hajos showing off his art at the showrooms of Kohler. Erno hails from Hungary, and incorporates elements of alpine peasant art in his decoration of vanities. While at first he appeared suspicious of the intrusion of my camera, he was happy to discuss his work and painting technique using special imported ceramic paints.…

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