Monday 22 February 2016

All at Sea

This is Bean Rock lighthouse 
which has been guiding ships
into Auckland harbour since 1871!
It sits on top of a crop of rocks visible at low tide.

My husband sorting rigging on board 
on a magnificent summer's day
in the Bay of Islands.

Johnathan Livingston Seagull and friends.

I'm joining Sally for Blue Monday

Thank you for visiting and have a happy week
only eight more days and it will be March!

Take care and
be kind to one another

à bientôt



  1. Lovely photos of summer! I can smell the sea and hear the seagulls!

  2. I love the sea and seeing the yachts sailing, but that's as far it goes for me, I don't have good sea legs , when we lived by the coast in England, I left the sailing to Mr France and our son. Lovely photos. Thanks for sharing them.

  3. Beautiful blues indeed! :) Only 4 more days til my birthday! Happy new week!

  4. What an interesting lighthouse. Surprising that it's been standing for so long as it looks rather frail. Beautiful skyline shot. I remember reading Jonathon Livingston Seagull when I was very young. I often think of that book when I see seagulls flying too ;)

  5. Hi Shane,

    What a lovely, peaceful series of blues you've presented today! Thanks for sharing.

    Have a Happy Blue Monday!

  6. What an absolutely gorgeous blog - I'm already following you!!

  7. What a wonderful blue sky!
    Thank you for fantastic photos, dear Shane!
    Happy new week to you, my dear friend,
    Lvoe and hugs,
    Claudia xo

  8. There is such beautiful blue in your photos. I'm feeling relaxed just looking at your photos!

  9. Well, I've said it before and will again -- loving that blue water and blue skies!

  10. Great photos. The lighthouse one is beautiful all of them are. Have a blessed day. Madeline

  11. Oh gosh, so beautiful!!! Really beautiful sights to see. I am sure that you enjoyed the day a lot! xx

  12. how i love the sea and this looks like the PERFECT way to spend a day!

  13. So serene and beautiful, Shane. Perfect Summer pictures for Auckland. Have a great week. xox

  14. Beautiful photos, Shane. It looks like a glorious day!

  15. Beautiful pictures, my friend. How I would love to be out on the water right now.

    Have a glorious week, Shane! Hugs and love to you!

  16. Oohh bliss Shane.When we lived in the Marlborough Sounds we did a lot of yachting and launching. Wonderful memories to have.A wonderful place to sail.Hope you have been able to do some stitching.

  17. I love the sea and seagulls too; but that lighthouse totally delights my heart. I have never seen one just like that. Beautiful!

  18. Beautiful, blue, blue skies and blue, blue seas....gorgeous photos!

  19. My dear Shane,

    I love those seaside photos and I love lighthouses since my childhood, when I lived in Turkey nearby a lighthouse, you know.
    I can smell the salt on my lips, the silky wind in my hair and the sun on my skin when I watch your photos. I wish I could be there. Are you sailing too?
    Wish you lazy summer days.
    Alle the best for you from Barbara

  20. On the sea on such a lovely day. I can't think of anything better. It looks glorious.
    Good for you!

  21. Such pretty images! Blue sky is something we haven't seen much of lately.

  22. Love the sea sights . . .
    Very nice . . .

  23. Pretty pictures of the sea, Shane, especially the lighthouse one. I got a chance to see the ocean when I visited Jess' home in November. The ocean is always a lovely place to visit, always so peaceful.




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