Wanaka’s Famous Tree

Holidaying down in Wanaka this week. The best week of the year… It’s been most gloomy and rainy… and the weather service is promising snow tomorrow! Could I be more happy? This tree is 5-6 metres out in the lake. I photograph it every year – this might be the ultimate shot. What do youContinue reading “Wanaka’s Famous Tree”

Red Cracking Bolete

No – I’m not done with the mushrooms yet… I’ve shared some of the most beautiful ones, but there are others… not quite so beautiful, like this Bolete – with a porous, spongy underside that is a bit oozy, instead of the lovely delicate gills. This is just a bit ick. It gets worse, IContinue reading “Red Cracking Bolete”

Gone Mushrooming

I know it’s rude to say – sorry, I’ve not been around, but I’ve been busy. So – I’ll reach back to my Estonian roots and say that I’ve been mushrooming. Literally… Went to the Coromandel for a short holiday and photographed mushrooms to my hearts delight. Came home and discovered there are untold mushroomsContinue reading “Gone Mushrooming”

Bumper car

Rather like this shot of the bumper cars from the other night. Not quite as fond of this one, but strangely, quite a few people loved it – so I thought I’d share it here… see if anyone else likes it. Hmmm… sorry for sounding grumpy… just didn’t get what I was expecting. And likeContinue reading “Bumper car”