Silver Eye / Wax-eye / Tauhou

Evie and I made some suet cakes for the wax eyes… I think they love it! “Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis) were self introduced in the 1800s and now have a wide distribution throughout New Zealand. The silvereye’s Māori name is tauhou, which … Continue reading

Macro Monday – May 9th 2022 – Marlborough Rock Daisy

Happy Monday! I hope you’re well! Today’s image is probably one of my favourite Macro Mondays so far, it is of the lovely Marlborough Rock Daisy in it’s final form, it once had bloomed a disk of beautiful tiny yellow … Continue reading

Macro Monday – May 2nd 2022 – Classic Red

Happy Monday! How are you? Today’s image is of the magnificent LD Braithwaite (a stunning David Austin English Rose). “The brightest, light crimson blooms of all the English Roses. The petals are loosely arranged to form beautiful, large, slightly cupped … Continue reading

Macro Monday – April 25th 2022 – Lest We Forget

Hello! Happy special Monday! Todays image (Poppy seed head) seems to fit in a tiny bit with the special day that it is today, Anzac Day. Fourth verse of Laurence Binyon’s ‘For the fallen’ “They shall grow not old, as … Continue reading

Macro Monday – April 18th 2022 – Seasons Change

Happy Monday! I hope you’re well! Here in New Zealand our hydrangea bushes are slowing down and getting ready for winter. Changing colour and giving us stunning motley leaves to admire. Perfect for this weeks photograph. Thank you for visiting! … Continue reading

Macro Monday – April 4th 2022 – Pink Hybrid

Beautiful white rose bud opening up. the petals have hot pink edges as if they were dipped delicately. Continue reading

Macro Monday – March 14th 2022 – Moth Eggs?

Happy Monday! I thought I’d start a thing where I post macro photos on Mondays, today’s photo is of what I think are moth eggs, if anyone can identify exactly what they are? That would be awesome! 🙂