Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Month: May 2016 (Page 1 of 2)

Leverage

Leverage

Leverage

Applying the laws of the lever, as a gigantic billboard mount is readied to be hoisted into position. Below: working at height. Albert Street, city.

Getting there

Getting there

Massey Birdwood Settlers Hall (Mandy Patmore)

Massey Birdwood Settlers Hall (Mandy Patmore)

Massey Birdwood Settlers Hall (Mandy Patmore)

The Community Hall at the junction of Don Buck and Red Hills Roads seems to be in the first instance the place of the Redhills Community Kindergarten, but there is wider scope: House, Indoor Bowls, Kung Fu, Cake Decorating, Fellowship and more.…

Red

Swiss Flags

Swiss Flags

Gunn (of Stavanger Daily Photo) noticed that yesterday’s Swiss Market post was predominantly blue. So I have to balance this with what obviously was the colour of the day: Red.

Red

Red

Red

Red

Red

Red

Red

Red

Red

Red

Weeds, Weeds

Himalayan Fairy Grass (Miscanthus nepalensis)

Himalayan Fairy Grass (Miscanthus nepalensis)

Hiamalyan Fairy Grass (Miscanthus nepalensis) is an invasive weed, hard to control due to its extensive root systems, but, oh so pretty…

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

A Gathering

Gathering

Gathering

I don’t know what kind of bugs they are, nor do I know what they were up to. (Some similarity to cockroaches, but different.) On Swan Plant, Hillsborough Cemetery.

Edit: thanks to NatureWatch, I now know that these are “common small milkweed bugs” (Arocatus rusticus).…

Saddleback and Black Robin …

Nuffield Lane Murals

Nuffield Lane Murals

… and a rat. More mural art from Nuffield Lane, Newmarket. The birds and ornaments by Charles and Janine Williams (quoting from a mural in Poynton Terrace), the rodent by Haser and TMD. “follow the Light”, indeed this brightens up the back alley no end!…

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