The daily walk just now is punctuated by early sunlight shining through the leaves of the trees, of the sounds of birds, and by new sights each day.
Sunday – a day of rest, a day of rejuvenation, a day to get things done or a day to … More
So here we are again with a round up of the simple things that brought pleasure this week, which began … More
I love going to Botanic Gardens. Whether it is because I went frequently to the marvellous ones in Edinburgh where … More
Now in its thirtieth year, Floriade is an annual spring event here in Canberra. The first one was held to … More
I love buying flowers, though am a hopeless at arranging them. They bring a lightness and brightness to a room and lift the spirits on a dull day.
After lots of food on Christmas Eve, and more food yesterday, it was just as well we took a walk … More
It’s Saturday, it sunshine and shorts weather, and it’s time to put up the Christmas tree. Even though this is … More
‘Is the spring coming?’ he said. ‘What is it like?’ ‘It is the sun shining on the rain and the … More
A day later than usual – it is Tuesday evening here in New Zealand as I type – but here … More