SUMMER HEAT

Originally posted on kiwissoar:
It’s that season again, where you accidentally grab cicadas when you’re un-pegging your washing,  the woolly aphids are decorating the apple tree with white candy-cotton – and there are always two or three bees at once down the throats of the pumpkin flowers. bumble-footed bees stumble, stoned among the pumpkin flowers…

BUILDING HOPE

Originally posted on kiwissoar:
This lovely little Church of St Oswalds at Westmere, just north of Whanganui, is designed by Frederick De Jersey Clere.  Building started in 1914 and was finally completed in 1929.  (I have to wonder if the building was held back by the event of the First World War).  It is surrounded…