Thursday, January 31, 2013

#2086 ... Sevens Parade

The NZ Army Band in the Rugby Sevens parade through Wellington .. and in keeping with the event some have even dressed up!!

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Monday, January 28, 2013

#2083 ... Wasted but Tidy

Cardboard waste kept tidy positioned between two trees, waiting for collection. Lambton Quay

Sunday, January 27, 2013

#2082 ... Technical 0, Artistic 8

Diving off the stairway on Taranaki Street Wharf ... no fear and very creative in a random sort of way. Roof of Te Papa in the background.

Saturday, January 26, 2013

#2081 ... Simple Yellow

The simple yet complex design of the ubiquitous dandelion flower ... covering lawns one flower at a time!!

Friday, January 25, 2013

#2080 ... Lunch Line

Lined up at the Civic Square eating lunch on a superb summer day. Obviously attending a conference at the Town Hall ... note the neck tags.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

#2079 ... Coffee Break


Taking a coffee break in the street at Bordeaux Bakery, Johnston Street

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

#2078 ... Higher perspective

Looking north along the one way part of Lambton Quay ... Old Bank Arcade (undergoing maintenance) centre right of frame and Stewart Dawsons (pale olive) building to the left ... the old facade of Wellington mingled with the not so new and the more contemporary glass monoliths.THANKS TO TOM WEBER for the image

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

#2077 ... Double Take

Another of the morning flower deliveries for a corporate office. Featherston St

Monday, January 21, 2013

#2066 ... Classic

And another wedding from the long weekend .. and this time with a touch of "classic" ... a Jaguar MkII ... coulour co-ordinated with the happy couple ... and the photographer looks pleased with the outome of the photoshoot. Boatshed, Taranaki St Wharf.

Sunday, January 20, 2013

#2065 ... The Place to Be

Wellington this morning ... MAGIC ... image by the man himself, Jonny Mole from Chilli. THANKS

Saturday, January 19, 2013

#2064 .... A Special Pink Day

Wellington Anniversary weekend seems to be a popular date for weddings ... while acting as a driver for one and waiting while the ceremony took place in the Rose Gardens ... this group were already on to the photo stage ... great colours and everyone enjoying the moment. Rose Gardens.

Friday, January 18, 2013

#2063 ... Tar Circles

Very challenging to make crop circles in the middle of the city ... so the road repair team have improvised and created "tar circles". Lambton Quay

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

#2060 ... Someone has lost their trolley

The supermarket trolley that is well travelled ... and it has ended up at the beach by the Freyberg Pool. ... no doubt the supermarket scouts will find it and see that it gets back home ... probably from New World Chaffers.

Monday, January 14, 2013

#2059 ... Summer ???

Misty rain today ... not like summer at all except it's not cold. Ngaio, Wellington.

Sunday, January 13, 2013

#2058 ... Windy Again

Great weather most of the time ... however also great variability ... today started out misty and then turned windy ... not cold though. A great day for the seagulls and those seeking some really fresh air! Oriental Bay

Saturday, January 12, 2013

#2057 ... Grass Carpet

Midland Park's grass is a magnet on a hot summers day ...and who says we don't need green space in the middle of our cities.

Friday, January 11, 2013

#2056 ... Tri-Sale

We had sales before Christmas, during and now after ... and they're still going on. Hunter Street.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

#2055 ... Greens of Summer

Summer food is all about fresh and tasty salads ... yes we do eat with our eyes.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

#2054 ... Artist, Politician & Otherwise a Creative Gentleman


Visited Mike while travelling back to Wellington ... Mike Ward a Nelson Artist has worked as a self employed artist for most of his adult life. He is very aware of the issues facing both small business people and those in the creative industries. Mike continues to work as a self-employed artist & craftsperson, illustrator, sculptor and jewellery maker and can be spotted Saturday mornings at his stall at the Nelson market. Mike has used his skills in practical ways to support many campaigns such as those to reduce waste, recycle and generally persuade people to live richly and well. Mike also designed the illustration for Nelson's new manhole covers. Wearable Art Work Mike is a regular entrant and a Supreme Award winner at the World of Wearable Art Awards. He first entered in 2001 with 'Sir Edmonds' winner of the 'Man Unleashed' section and has kept on entering. An artist... A lifetime of making lovely stuff Nelson Arts Council Chairman Illustrator of Manhole covers, bus logos and assorted leaflets logos and publications Supreme winner of the World of Wearable Arts Active in keeping historical buildings Supporter of Sculpture Symposia Jewellery maker... 25 years street stall holder

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

#2053 ... Passing Through


Passing through Mapua, Nelson on the way back to Wellington ... summer at the wharf, fishing, swimming,just hanging out.

Monday, January 7, 2013

#2052 ... Summer fruit

Love summer and the fruit ... and there is plenty around at present.

Sunday, January 6, 2013

#2051 ... Brownie Points


The ladies have the morning to themsleves, while the fathers earn some "Brownie Points" by looking after the young babies ... well done guys!! ... or maybe it's payback for playing up the night before !

Saturday, January 5, 2013

#2050 ... Hungry Name

Yachts and boats have all sorts of interesting names ... this un-nautical one is quite unusual.

Friday, January 4, 2013

#2049 ... Out & About

Activity at Oriental Bay ... walking, running, swimming ... and just enjoying the smell of the sea.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

#2048 ... Working Holiday

Well that's the holidays sorted ... repainting the boat hull... paint, roller pan, rest chair and hull, ready and waiting. Evan's Bay marina

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

#2046 ... Oriental Bay Panorama

Oriental Bay ...looking towards the CBD ... a windless day, not many people, MAGIC!
Please note that this was taken a couple of days back ... the Wellington wind returned in avengence and disrupted the NY fireworks celebrations last night ... so savour this calm view of what the harbour can be ... just hard to plan it though.