The Dunedin Botanic Garden

I often go to Dunedin for many varied reasons, and one of the delights of every trip is a visit or two to the oldest botanical garden in New Zealand, which was established in 1863. There are two parts of the Dunedin Botanic Garden, linked indiscernibly, known as the upper gardens and the lower gardens… Continue reading The Dunedin Botanic Garden

The story of an astute kereru (NZ wood pigeon) and a myopic photographer

Last week I came across the above fantail /piwakawaka and as my camera was in my hand, I started stalking him/her with my lens, knowing full-well, like we all do, that these sweeties move about almost too fast for us limited humans. But I got a good enough shot, and then I had the oddest feeling I… Continue reading The story of an astute kereru (NZ wood pigeon) and a myopic photographer