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Month: November 2011 (Page 1 of 3)

On a Diet

Mainly Fish and Chips

Mainly Fish and Chips

It would seem that of these five

  • one is on a diet,
  • one is on a diet of burgers,
  • and three are on a diet of fish and chips.

Welcome to the Market

Backlit Colours at Titirangi Market

Backlit Colours at Titirangi Market

Titirangi Village Market is on the last Sunday of each month, except in December when it is on the second Sunday (11 December this year). Last Sunday was a beautiful day for it and a huge turnout of people enjoyed the atmosphere, with Christmas gifts probably high on the list of many.…

Liverpool Splice

Vili and George

Vili and George

Vili and George are based in Henderson, but their work often brings them to the ships at the Wynyard Quarter. George explained to me that what they are working at is a Liverpool splice. Connecting two steel ropes together.…

From my Study

The Rainbow

The Rainbow

Early morning, and a shower is approaching, the first drops have hit the window pane. A moment later the water is running down in streams.

More Skywatch images at the Skywatch Site!…

Colour Coded

Power Lines in Glen Eden

Power Lines in Glen Eden

I am not an electrician, so I will refrain from misinforming you about the meaning of the colours.…

Heavenly Warmth for Henry

Henry Atkinson Statue Improved

Henry Atkinson Statue Improved

It may have started out with just a pair of wings and angel hair (presumably to advertise the current show of My Three Angels, November 22 to December 3). Until the knitting guerillas struck and adorned him with a woolen overcoat, hat, legwarmers and more.…

Recycling?

Artistic Shed at Corban Estate Arts Centre

Artistic Shed at Corban Estate Arts Centre

The shed is at a respectful distance from the Arts Centre proper, and the old bikes are quietly rusting away, making no effort to hide the debris of the potters’ art. It appears, though, as if they are having a bit of a tidy-up of the entire estate – picturesque places like this could be under threat!…

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