Recent Orchid Additions

Paphiopedilum hybrid orchid

There’s been a couple of new orchid additions to the household recently. It’s amazing how there always seem to be enough room for orchids here… Geoff loves all sorts of orchids, and I personally find Paphiopedilums irresistible 🙂

Christchurch City Walkabout

The sun is finally out

The sun has finally emerged after having disappeared for almost two weeks. The walkabout in town is pretty much a given! Apparently we did just around 13,000 steps today, but I’m sure that the calories consumed balanced that out. Here’s some pictures taken today (with the rainy photo taken a few days ago). All taken… Continue reading Christchurch City Walkabout

Christchurch City Walkabout

Austroderia (Toetoe) by the Avon river

Nothing beats a lovely walkabout in the city when the sun is out in Christchurch, especially when the city is a mere 45-60 minutes walk away – combining exercise and sightseeing is nice 🙂 Apparently we did almost 12,000 steps! There’s also a trendy new eatery place that’s opened called The Welder. It’s established in… Continue reading Christchurch City Walkabout

Autumn in Christchurch

Autumn Scene in Christchurch City

Autumn’s my favourite season of the year. The colours of the city really stands out during this season, accentuated by the low angle of the sunlight throughout the day. You can’t beat a walkabout in the city on a sunny autumn’s day.

Autumn Garden

Fuchsia

It’s been a very long time since I’ve taken “proper” photos with the 2007 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX30 compact point-and-shoot camera. After all, with cellphones producing technically higher resolutions than this camera today, it makes little sense to use this antiquated digital camera for taking any photos, right? Hmm, I think this camera still have useful… Continue reading Autumn Garden