Albany Bush Walk Sunday

Around my old University campus there has always been a large bush area. To be fair, the whole area was bush and crops when the university first was built. Now on the edge of a large shopping area, the university has continued to grow since my days there, yet the bush remains. Strangely, I have […]

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The Still River

Whilst up in Albany to pick up some old chairs I managed to squeeze in a quick walk around some of the local bush area. A warm, still day, I took todays snap looking back down the river(/creek)  when I came from. The water so still we had a reflection. Shot on the Sony Nex […]

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An Audience at Albany

The internet has gone down at home today, so I will take the opportunity for another mobile post. Whilst up in the old Albany village, we stopped in on the local ducks with a loaf of bread. Something I learnt new was that common ducks can swim quite well fully underwater. I have only seen […]

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The Rooster of Old Albany

Up to old Albany Village for dinner this evening I caught this snap of one of the local art works. Now down the road from the Albany Mega Mall, the old village used to be locally famous for having a mass of roosters living and walking the zone. Sadly now days none can be found. […]

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Road to the City

With great weather outside, I managed to go for a bit of a ride on the motorbike for an hour after work before heading to the mall to begin Christmas shopping. Up in the Albany area of the North Shore, I dismounted and went for a bit of a walk around some land that is […]

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Black and White Fern

I captured ‘Black and White Fern’ when visiting Kell Park in Albany on Tuesday. Getting up close with the Sony Nex 16mm, at a wide open aperture, I love how the fern leaves fall into the background. For those who didn’t know, the (silver) fern is one of New Zealand’s symbols for multiple sporting teams […]

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Passage of Pine

I managed to take a short stroll in between out of office meetings today. In a newly built suburb in Albany on the North Shore of Auckland, I happened across a small hill that lead to a rugby/football field. Separating that and the houses was a ‘Passageway of Pine trees’ As usual during the week, […]

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