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Category: Glen Eden (Page 2 of 5)

Crafty Baker

Lee, Christine, Pete - Crafty Bakers

Lee, Christine, Pete – Crafty Bakers

The Crafty Baker opened its doors to the public on Friday – a roaring success, even though it meant that their fabled croissants had sold out by the time I arrived after midday. In my usual moderate way, I got a seeded sourdough loaf and a ginger slice (because it is hard to resist temptation).…

Nga Taonga o te Waikumete

Nga Taonga o te Waikumete

Nga Taonga o te Waikumete

Yesterday’s fence in its full glory.

[The wire mesh fence around Glen Eden car park is adorned with little painted cutouts of fish and all manner of other creatures, shown here by their shadows on the footpath.…

Location Signs: Glen Eden

Glen Eden

Glen Eden

The wire mesh fence around Glen Eden car park is adorned with little painted cutouts of fish and all manner of other creatures, shown here by their shadows on the footpath. The work is entitled “Nga Taonga o te Waikumete” (Treasures of the Waikumete Stream).…

Waikumete Cemetery

Waikumete Cemetery and Rainbow

Waikumete Cemetery and Rainbow

We had quite an abundance of rainbows of late — and plenty of rain, too. Here I was driving through Waikumete Cemetery when suddenly the rainbow formed.

Note that it takes an extra wide angle lens (or panorama stitching) to capture the full rainbow.…

Anzac Day Dawn Parade — Waikumete Cemetery

Waikumete Services Cemetery

Waikumete Services Cemetery

Anzac Day is a day of remembrance, in particular commemorating a battle at Gallipoli in 1915. Throughout the country, parades and commemorative services are being held, beginning in many places with a dawn parade. These are some impressions of today’s Dawn Service at Waikumete Cemetery.…

Painted Boxes: Apocalyptic Sky

Transformer on Pleasant Road

Transformer on Pleasant Road

This painted transformer is on Pleasant Road, Glen Eden, near the intersection with West Coast Road. It is probably an impression of dramatic sunsets over the Waitakere Ranges, as we look into the valley, and it comes with a bonus addition on the power pole next to it.…

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.…

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