It is a grey and windy day here (northerlies at least, but still up to 110km/h) so not a day to be out gardening. Parts of the South Island are having some really awful weather, with gale force winds and heavy rain, so we have got away with things lightly.
It is the last day of August, and as the calendar ticks over tomorrow to the 1st September, we properly see us enter spring.
On Sunday morning, during that awake but not wanting to get out of bed because it is the weekend moment, I listened to an episode of the podcast, The Happiness Lab.
It is hard to know where to begin really, with all that is happening in the world outside our gardens. … More
A week that began in 2019 and ended in 2020. A week that saw a road trip. A week where … More
Well, not such good weather this Saturday I am afraid. Rain, drizzle and warm – not pleasant at all – … More
On Sunday, as you may have seen from the last post, we popped over the hills to Martinborough. It just … More
It is the Labour Day holiday weekend, and so this sunny Monday I have been at home, catching up with … More
Coming to you on a Sunday (I’m travelling for work again), this week’s small pleasures is very much about the … More
From stormy weather to glorious sunshine, this has been a week of real changeable spring weather, marking the new season.