After another pretty humid week, today started with rain, was followed by sun, and is now a bit grey and … More
Greetings from a warm, sunny Wellington, where we are being deafened in the garden by cicadas and some rather loud … More
It is another lovely sunny Saturday today. Our terrace gets the sun in the afternoon, and it can be almost too hot to sit outside
The hydrangeas in the Botanic Gardens are beginning to fade…but still look as beautiful.
As I sit here in my shorts typing this post, I am well aware that the majority of SoS’ers are either gazing out at snow and/or staying indoors on the sofa with a pot of tea.
Today is Waitangi Day, the national day of New Zealand. It marks the anniversary of the initial signing of the … More
I was working at home today, and took an afternoon stroll to – yes – the Botanic Gardens again. During … More
Here we are at the end of January already. With wind, rain and sun this week, plants have either collapsed (the hymenocallis) or thrived (various).
It’s been a bit wild, weather wise this week, with some strong winds blowing, causing branches to break off trees … More
It is hard to believe it is already half way through January already. Holidays seem far away and the daily … More