It’s been a while since my last post but I still have my camera with me most of the time and take photos now and then – I just don’t seem to have the time to process or post them! Anyway, this is a field that I drive past on my way to work and I kept thinking that it would look good in a photo so I stopped and took some a few days ago… Enjoy 🙂
Apparently I can’t count! Yesterday was day 359 so logic would follow that today would be day 360 but that would mean that it would only be day 362 on December 31 when it should actually be 362 today seeing as how there are 365 days in the year. Brownie points for whoever can trawl back and find the day(s) that I miscounted!!
Anyway, my parents are house-sitting on a lifestyle block over Christmas and the retired couple that own the house clearly have a lot of time on their hands to spend in the garden. There are about 4 or 5 different colours of lily’s in one of their gardens alone and I had a wander around with my camera when we were out there today. I really like this shot because of the vivid yellow and black colours with the bright pink in the centre so chose it as the image for today.
Nothing symbolises a Kiwi Christmas and summer more than a pohutukawa flower. It’s been another stunning summer day and still enjoying the long sunny days on holiday. I finished the side path at our house today and it looks awesome with the lime chip and I’m very happy with how it turned out 🙂 We then lazed around in the sun followed by home-made pizza and cold beer on the deck. A great finish to a great day 359 🙂
An interesting day today! Working around the home this morning and thought that we were off to a bad start when the digger took out the water supply to our house but then it got a little more interesting in the afternoon with a magnitude 5.8 earthquake, followed by a 6.0 a bit later. Merry Christmas Canterbury! More annoying than anything else but frustrating because it means that our odds of getting contents insurance any time soon quickly disappeared this afternoon! Oh well, just have to be careful… This is a lily that was lying on my parents deck tonight so though it would make a good photo for day 355 🙂 Hoping for an uninterrupted sleep tonight followed by a successful day of playing plumber man tomorrow!
I took some images of the same plant on December 1 (coincidently at the same time as Xandre Verkes posted some fantastic images of a very similar subject!) but saw it again today just as the flowers were breaking out of the pod and thought it looked pretty cool so took a photo to share with you all on day 348 🙂
I woke up early this morning to pouring rain! Not happy because the weather has been awesome recently but I suppose it had to come sometime because it is spring after all… It’s been raining pretty hard most of the day but stopped just after dinner tonight so I went out to take a shot and was on the look for a good shot with some raindrops. Our ivy has been featured in a few shots this year and again today. The glossy leaves meant that the rain formed cool droplets on the leaf so this is shot for day 323…
I’m sitting here at 8:55pm and it’s still light. Not sunny but light enough to see pretty well and this makes me happy! It’s been a stunner of a day (apart from the wind) and this evening the wind died down and it got even hotter. My wife is out tonight so Brylee had her dinner then we went for a walk down to the general store to get fish and chips for dinner, watched the news, gave Brylee her bath and brushed her teeth then put her to bed. A great finish to a great day 321 😀