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”