Monday, 12 May 2014

This is the best of where I live!

one of my best shots from Te Arai beach - about 10 mins from where I live in Mangawhai Heads.

Sunday, 11 May 2014

Yellow trumpet flowers after the rain in Warkworth

I drove through Warkworth last week on my way to an appointment and on the way I spotted these very vibrant orange/yellow Trumpet flowers. Not sure what they are but they looked very pretty after the rain had been and gone.

Saturday, 10 May 2014

Stormy colours of Wellsford

This is what a stormy winter's afternoon looks like through the windows of the kitchen at work. Very orange skies tinged with gray & black. If only I'd been at home hibernating - then it would've been perfect!

Sunday, 4 May 2014

A special afternoon at Te Arai Surf Beach

Te Arai Surf beach is about 15 mins drive from where we live at Mangawhai Heads. Not only does it have a beach but also has a small lagoon around the corner from the rocks. Waves splashing up & tons of shells covering the sand makes it a lovely unique place to relax.

Saturday, 3 May 2014

Coffee in my old town of Maungaturoto

so after not blogging for quite some time, lost my mojo I've come back and have lots of new photos to share. This one is from this morning when I was in my old home town of Maungaturoto having coffee with a friend. Here's the view from one of the outside tables - was a hot morning outside, unusual for Autumn but people were very busy going past doing their daily stuff.

Waitangi Marae

Just after Christmas we took my parents to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds , now that they have the museum there the whole place has grown quite...