Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Month: July 2010 (Page 1 of 4)

Lake Panorama Reflection

Lake Panorama Reflection

Lake Panorama Reflection

Until quite recently, I did not even know this little lake existed (map). Its geese have featured on this blog already, and this reflection presented itself on a still morning. Very peaceful!

As a point of interest, many scenes of the adventure series Xena Warrior Princess were filmed around here before the area was turned into a very nice residential development.…

The Ferry Building

The Ferry Building

The Ferry Building

We arrive on the ferry from Devonport, just in time for lunch.

The Auckland Ferry Building was completed in 1912, built on reclaimed land. About 20 years ago it was seriously refurbished, and now is a very proud landmark on Auckland’s waterfront.…

Yours Truly

At Piha Beach

At Piha Beach

Choreographed and shot by Mrs H. At the end of a beautiful Sunday afternoon walk the length of Piha beach and back. Glorious!…

Music at the Market

John and Margaret

John and Margaret

John and Margaret Davy entertain the crowds at yesterday’s Titirangi market (last Sunday of every month, 10am-2pm). Their folk tunes of Irish, Scottish and other backgrounds are a splendid accompaniment to either a cup of coffee or a more vigorous shopping experience.…

Old Reflected in New

Old Reflected in New

Old Reflected in New

The mirror glass in the curved surface of the City Sales Building in Karangahape Road reflects the facade of the Purchas Building, built about 1885 for Dr Purchas. An unencumbered view of the historic block is shown below.…

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