Looking back now at 2015 – here’s some photos of what we did and saw this year.
A New Year sojourn in Bishopdale, with walks around Harewood and Papanui. Beautiful long summer nights., watching True Detective.
This classic Bishopdale sign.
The cemetery at Papanui, right by Harewood Road.
A wedding, birthdays, and a fabulous whanau time.
Hooray for the second Street Art Festival – this on Allen Street is one of my favourites.
Sofles street art.
Spectrum Street Art exhibition.
Edible book competition.
Demolition of the Chancery Arcade.
Field of Remembrance, Cranmer Square.
Ronnie van Hout.
Record Store Day.
Bad Evil and Percussion Girl at Galaxy Records.
Crane and sky, the Christchurch staple.
Sunrise reflected in The Press building.
Hereford Street art.
NZ Music Month launch.
David Walliams and crowd – WORD Christchurch.
Flags in Cathedral Square.
Matariki at the Botanic Gardens.
The Police Station.
New Brighton market shop.
The Press Night of D’Light for KidsFest. It was cold. It was muddy. And thoroughly spectacular! The Christchurch Botanic Gardens aglow with inventiveness and light.
Saturday 11 July was superfrozen. Even the neighbour’s water feature froze solid.
Lego Brick Show.
Charles Upham statue.
I was moved by the plaque on a park bench on Manchester Street.
Westende House demolition
Loved this web on High Street.
There was snow.
The Bounce event in Cathedral Square was good fun, followed by a boogie on the dance-o-mat.
A sunrise to swoon for, by the Bus Interchange.
In town, in the dark.
The Arboria Luminarium. It came to town for the Christchurch Arts Festival.
Failed to do what sign says.
High Street: The Art of Recovery.
Manchester Street carpark building demolition.
High /Tuam – behind McKenzie and Willis.
Durham Street newbies.
The smelly flower in Cuningham House.
Foggy morning in Christchurch town.
Mckenzie Willis facade.
Stay by Antony Gormley.
Heritage Day dancer.
On the beach.
A visit to Wellington for the LIANZA Conference.
View from the top of the Cable car.
The opening of Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre.
Flox’s urban forest in the new Spectrum Street Art Festival exhibition at the YMCA.
Christchurch Art Gallery reopens. Here’s the joyous Pip and Pop New New world – made of sugar.
Margaret Mahy Playground. It has been our holiday hangout.
New Brighton Santa Parade
Ngaio’s desk, Ngaio Marsh house.
Arohanui, and best wishes for 2016. XXX