March 2018.  Fresh Coffee. Espresso served 7.30 to noon, Monday to Friday.

March 2018.  Fresh Bloom. A Haemanthus Coccina bloom welcomes customers.

March 2018.  Yellow backdrop. Photo time outside the workshop.

March 2018.  Sunset Tattoo. Part of Cross Street’s community.

March 2018.  Sunset on Cross.

March 2018.  Miller’s Keep Cup.  Take away and return.

March 2018.  Spruce up. Grunting the scissor lift.

Paul in action on the upstairs windows.  The building dates from 1928, originally built as a warehouse.  It is an early example of steel reinforced column concrete construction with brick infill.

March 2018.  Rena Pearson. A Karl Maughan influenced decoupage by artist Rena Pearson.

A new work by Rena Pearson.

March 2018.  Tree removal. Three weeks were spent felling trees in Auckland's oldest cemetery located on Symonds Street.  The main equipment used, were chainsaws and industrial chippers adding to the Cross Street soundscape.  The trees had Dutch elm disease.

March 2018.  Miller’s Vespa.

March 2018.  Night Line. Some friends making a music video on the Cross Street Car Park.

Kelmarna Gardens Fundraiser.

 

Kelmarna Gardens a valuable green space in inner city Auckland.  For 30 years organic produce and flora have been gardened in the suburb of Grey Lynn, creating a carbon sink.  In March they had an open day.

Link   Kelmarna Gardens

http://www.kelmarnagardens.nz

March 2018. Entrance to the gardens.

March 2018. Our coffee contribution.

March 2018. Adrian the care-giver of Kelmarna.

March 2018. Open day workshops – Queen of the hives, the importance of bees.

March 2018. Open day workshops – raising seedlings.

March 2018. Sweeet.

March 2018. Entertainment under the macrocapa.