It has been a lovely sunny day, warm enough to sit outside with a cup of tea and a book. … More
It’s September, it’s spring and there have been some lovely sunny days if chilly nights. Lockdown continues, with several lovely … More
So here we are – a SoS Level 4 lockdown post – I had hoped never to have to type … More
It is the end of July already, day 212 of the year, and a gloriously sunny day with bright blue skies.
After last Saturday’s stormy and very wet weather, which had me at one point running out to move some pots that were flooded with water (and getting soaked in the process which took 5 minutes), the weather has calmed down again, and yesterday and today we have been treated to winter sun. Daytime temperatures hover around 14C, which for someone who grew up in Northern Europe is fine for winter (the locals shiver….).
After another pretty humid week, today started with rain, was followed by sun, and is now a bit grey and … More
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…on this sunny Sunday morning, we would be sharing croissants and … More
It seems ages since we had our short trip to Dunedin: we are back at work and daily life goes … More
This week’s small pleasures comes to you on the Wellington Anniversary holiday. What a treat it is to have a long weekend like this during the summer after being back at work for two weeks!
You know what it is like when you go on holiday, you either come back to a garden decimated by … More