Coffee Education. October 2019.  William Giacon explains coffee roasting as part of the Barista Elective for overseas students at the Auckland University of Technology.

Rena Pearson. October 2019.  New art by Rena Pearson.  Part of a new series.

Beer Degustation. October 2019.  Garage Project, Special K. 5.3 %, Golden Brown, 7%, Pernicious Yuzu Weed, 8%.  Crisp Beer, 5%.   No disappointments here.

Garage Project and Meridian Energy collaborate on a brew.

Lit Up.  October 2019.  For 8 days the Cross Street night was lit up by film makers.

The film crew coned out all the parking in front of Miller’s as well as across the road.  The coning had a noticeable financial impact on our morning espresso service.  Auckland Transport has the delegated right to transfer tenure of a Public Road to a Private Company.  They do this with out assessing the effects on small retail.

Flowers.  October 2019.  Tulips blossom on the deck at Miller’s.

Lavender in ceramic vase, on the sideboard of the Miller’s office.

? in ceramic vase, on bench in the refreshment room.

Flowers on the counter at Cross Street market.

Flowers on the table outside Cross Street Market.

Exhibition. October 2019.  As part of Auckland Art Week, Tony and Alison at Cross Street Market held an exhibition of some of their favourite pieces that they have collected over the years.

The exhibition had plenty of written explanations.  A discussion on patina, time passing and the stories that clothes may hold.

Refreshments at the opening.

Goldsworthy.  October 2019.  The workroom of Nathan Goldsworthy in Cross Street.

The Warren.  October 2019.  The retail area of The Warren, a Cross Street woodworking collective.

Yellow Door. October 2019.  The yellow doors outside the espresso workshop attracts photos and peoples.

Nice fringe.


Waiheke High School students photograph their creations.

Night Club uses the footpath as their Lobby.

Pedestrians have to use the road.

Elections. October 2019.  Hoardings in Central Park, Ponsonby, for Local Government Elections.

Love goes on. October 2019.

Us. October 2019.

Seeing Moana Oceania. October 2019. ‘ Seeing Moana Oceania’ at the Auckland Art Gallery. A stand-out collaboration between Ruha Fifia, Robin White, Ebony Fifia titled ‘In my Fathers house’ (2014).

‘Ringamutu’ (1985) by Para Matchitt from the 'Radical Beginnings' exhibition.

Chocolate Time. October 2019.  Bjion making chocolates at Miller’s.

Refined Retro.  October 2019.  Babelogue opens in Karagahape Road.

Visa Queue.  October 2019.  Waiting in line at the Chinese Consulate to pick up a Visa.