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

June 20, 2016

Short Days

Filed under: New Lynn,Seasons — paul @ 7:48 pm
Morning Workout

Morning Workout

Tomorrow morning will be the solstice – days are short, but will be getting longer. This was the scene early today at the Portage Road playing fields.

June 5, 2016

Liquidambar

Filed under: Seasons,Trees — paul @ 10:59 am
Liquidambar

Liquidambar

This time of year …

February 29, 2016

Leap!

Filed under: People,Seasons,Sport — paul @ 7:08 am
Zac's Leap

Zac’s Leap

My tribute to all calendar makers and whoever else leaps about!

Grandson Zac shows how it’s done, while his Omi proves she is no slouch either.

Extreme?

Extreme?

December 9, 2015

Seasonal

Filed under: Fruit,Seasons — paul @ 6:56 am
Strawberries

Strawberries

The taste of the season.

November 30, 2015

Ready for Summer?

Filed under: Seasons — paul @ 7:59 am
Shades

Shades

Take your pick!

November 11, 2015

Flowering

Filed under: Flowers,Seasons,Trees — paul @ 9:47 am
Cabbage Tree

Cabbage Tree

The cabbage trees (Cordyline australis) are bursting out with flowers.

October 30, 2015

From the Window

Filed under: Seasons,Sky — paul @ 7:07 am
Raindrops

Raindrops

Raindrops…

More skies on the Skywatch Site.

October 4, 2015

Green

Filed under: Colours,Seasons,Trees — paul @ 7:02 am
Green

Green

Oak buds bursting open.

August 28, 2015

Daffodil Day

Filed under: Flowers,Seasons — paul @ 5:25 pm
Daffodils

Daffodils

Today is Daffodil Day, the Cancer Society’s main event for fundraising and awareness (this year is the 25th anniversary for this event). The flowers in the picture are along Titirangi Road – the council has done us proud with a new planting.

August 26, 2015

Blossom Time

Filed under: Flowers,Seasons,Trees — paul @ 7:07 am
Prunus Campanulata

Prunus Campanulata

The Taiwanese cherry (prunus campanulata) have been going strong for some weeks now. Some trees have finished their crop of flowers, while others are only just showing the first signs of pink. Lovely to behold – and, of course, classified a weed …

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