Sunday, October 31, 2010


The lady travels
By the light of the full moon
Her broom flies this night

Click on the title 'Halloween*" above
to visit the marvelous

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Hopewell 3

Tide crept out slowly
Influenced by moon and sun
Will creep back again

Friday, October 29, 2010

Bathing Boxes Brighton 25

A fine specimen
Neat and crisp, maybe Swedish
No Vikings about

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Autumn 14

Autumn’s blazing trees
Of yellow, gold and orange
Amaze jaundiced eyes

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Inca Gold Leucadendron

Banana yellow
Inca gold if you insist
Ensconced in lime green

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Water Village 12

A pallet in need
Useful to build an abode

Monday, October 25, 2010

Rainbow 4

To wish upon a rainbow
For your heart’s desire

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Bathing Boxes Brighton 26

What colours to choose?
A difference of opinion
And to each their own

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Hanmer Forest

Come, let’s leave the path
We’ll clamber over bramble
Where the rabbits go

Friday, October 22, 2010

Protea 2

Delight for the eye
At least one sense is appeased
As well as the heart

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Brunei River

Could be anywhere
Though we will never get there
‘Cause we’re always here

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Harbor 2

About to set sail
Trim, ready for adventure
'Til we meet again

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Bathing Boxes Brighton 23

Not hovels at all but
Built with a more genteel flair
With beach elegance

Monday, October 18, 2010

Autumn 15

On evening’s ramble
How I wandered by the lake
Stumbled upon love

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Leucadendron 8

Nursery’s children
Beaming faces greet our eyes
Pleasure to see you

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Water Village 10

Home for all seasons
Necessity is mother
Invention follows

Friday, October 15, 2010

Little Red Tug 2

Valiant workhorse
Labors against swift river
Sinew and muscle

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Bathing Boxes Brighton 24

Atent’ hut, at ease
You there, get back into line
Stop messin’ about

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Under the Larches

Red carpeted path
Come, we’ll stroll on piney stage
No paparazzi

Tuesday, October 12, 2010


Oh, what have we here?
Is nature is watching us
With her beady eye?

Monday, October 11, 2010

Columbus Day*

After long voyage
They came, they saw, they conquered
Left an impression

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Cloud 14

Way up where birds fly
Soaring between feral clouds
Climbing with my wings

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Leif Ericson Day*

Go West brave Viking
Set foot on uncharted lands
Live to tell the tale

Friday, October 8, 2010

Lake Hayes Otago 15

Cinnamon leaves glow
Against the dull grey waters
In the fading light

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Leucadendron 7

Chorus assembled
In harmony together
Lift your young voices

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Water Village 1

Quick water taxi
Trees from the local forest
Pressed into service

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Farm 1

Across fallow field
Seasoned barn and outbuildings
Autumn colours blaze

Monday, October 4, 2010

Bathing Boxes Brighton 21

There’s a blue one and
A yellow one and they're all
Made of ticky tack

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Forest Walk

Leaves begin to turn
Inevitable changes
No holding them back

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Leucadendron 6

A walk in the woods
I paused to view these flowers
Smiling up at me

Friday, October 1, 2010

Water Village 17

Laundry day for some
Incessant need for cleaning
Tide washes the shore