Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Month: October 2015 (Page 2 of 4)

Triptych

Triptych

Triptych

Another mural by the Kakano Youth Collective. This one at Henderson Valley Road where it meets Great North Road.

The wind blowing from the west, the sun setting over the ranges – source of our streams, and native eels.…

Pink Landscape

Toon Trees (Toona sinensis)

Toon Trees (Toona sinensis)

A veritable forest of pink toon trees in Landscape Road, Mount Eden. Toon trees (Toona sinensis) are native to China and Southest Asia. The unusual colour of their spring foliage is just stunning. Found in many gardens in Auckland.…

Semicircle

At Balmoral Heights Reserve

At Balmoral Heights Reserve

Colourful centre of a semicircular park bench at Balmoral Heights Reserve, Mount Eden.…

Preparations

Floral Fence

Floral Fence

Behind the scenes the planning has been going on for some time, but now the activity spills out into the open: the 2015 Whau Arts Festival will take place from October 15 to 18.

Murals in various stages of readiness have sprung up: Students fromĀ St Mary’s School are decorating what used to be a bland wooden fence behind the Plantation with floral art, and across the road Avondale Primary School are weaving patterns into the wiremesh.…

Action and Reaction

Stick Family

Stick Family

Newton has a law about it (in mechanics). But it applies in many situations to varying degrees…

We had the flood of stick figures which gave a family’s inventory of assets, living and otherwise, in the rear window. That trend seems to have abated, and I may have found the reason why.…

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