Auckland – West                          Mainly West of Queen Street – seen through my lens

April 19, 2016

Balancing Act?

Filed under: Art,Newmarket,Not West,Walls — paul @ 7:32 am
Balancing Act?

Balancing Act?

Nuffield Lane, Newmarket, is a veritable gallery of street art. Here an item by BMD – with the inscription “Nuffield YGB” (Young, Gifted and Broke).

More murals at Oakland Daily Photo.

March 21, 2015

Eight Lamps

Filed under: Not West,Parnell,Patterns,Shadows — paul @ 7:16 am
Eight Lamps by David Trubridge

Eight Lamps by David Trubridge

Seen yesterday at Backhouse Interiors as we visited some of the venues of the Urbis Design Day. The lamps are by David Trubridge (“wild nature combines with artistry and design”).

Another set of David Trubridge lamps appeared here.

Getting ready for a day’s worth of inspired design today!

February 10, 2015

Target (James Wright)

Filed under: Art,Not West,sculpture,Waiheke — paul @ 7:48 am
Target (James Wright)

Target (James Wright)

This is one of the sculptures at “headland Sculpture on the Gulf” on Waiheke Island. The artist is James Wright from Clevedon. His “Tree Man” impressed last year at “Sculpture in the Gardens”.

The exhibition on Waiheke will close on Sunday, 15 February.

Target (James Wright)

Target (James Wright)

October 22, 2014

The Jump

Filed under: Not West,Sport — paul @ 7:06 am
X Marks the Spot

X Marks the Spot

From an outing to the Equidays, last Saturday. Sadly, I don’t remember the names of either rider or horse…

The Hyundai Derby, Mystery Creek Events Centre.

September 16, 2014

Kotuku

Filed under: Birds,Not West — paul @ 7:15 am
Kotuku (White Heron)

Kotuku (White Heron)

White Heron (Kotuku, Egretta alba modesta), seen yesterday at Wattle Farm Reserve, Wattle Downs, Auckland. This was the first time I have seen one of these not very common birds at Wattle Downs, although I had heard of sightings there in the past.

Kotuku (White Heron)

Kotuku (White Heron)

Kotuku (White Heron)

Kotuku (White Heron)

May 15, 2014

Anybody Home?

Filed under: Not West,Smile — paul @ 7:28 am
Anybody Home?

Anybody Home?

Desperately waiting for a door to open.

January 25, 2014

Spiral

Filed under: Black and White,Geometry,Not West — Tags: — paul @ 7:01 am
Spiral

Spiral

Spiral stairs at The Department Store, Takapuna.

For more black and white images check out Dragonstar’s Weekend in Black and White.

January 5, 2014

Seven

Filed under: Not West,Trees — super @ 7:09 am
Norfolk Pines, Whananaki South Beach

Norfolk Pines, Whananaki South Beach

Seven Norfolk pines lining the beach at Whananaki South.

January 3, 2014

Sunrise

Filed under: Colours,Not West — paul @ 7:11 am
Sunrise, Whirinaki Estuary

Sunrise, Whirinaki Estuary

Still reliving a splendid Christmas holiday at Whirinaki.

More Skywatch images at the Skywatch Site!

January 2, 2014

Bovine

Filed under: Animals,Not West — paul @ 7:13 am
A View of Whananaki

A View of Whananaki

Still remembering a great holiday at Whananaki. One of our views was of hillsides with grazing bulls.

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