Loving – waking to scenery that takes my breath away

The scenery here in the South Island of New Zealand is breathtakingly beautiful. We’ve been staying in Queenstown, overlooking Lake Wakatipu, where the scenery is fluid with the weather, the season, the time of day.

Lake Wakatipu

Lake Wakatipu

Waking to see beautiful sunrises and watching in awe as the colours on the mountains change as the sunsets.


It’s like watching an artist at work – a Godly hand on the paint-brush, where the work is never done, but ever changing.

Remarkables at sunrise

Scenery that lends truth to the statement, ‘Heaven on Earth’.

Lake Wakatipu & Remarkable at sunrise

Landscapes that inspire the viewer to be creative, by word, thought, music or art. I wrote this poem yesterday for ‘Prose for Thought‘;

Prose for Thought - a Poem

This holiday, with only two nights left, will linger with me for a long while after. I shall be thinking of running in the ever changing colours, kicking up carpets of autumn leaves, long after they’ve all left the trees bare for winter.

On the shore of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown, Autumn loveliness