Today is Waitangi Day, the national day of New Zealand. It marks the anniversary of the initial signing of the … More
It’s been a bit wild, weather wise this week, with some strong winds blowing, causing branches to break off trees … More
You know what it is like when you go on holiday, you either come back to a garden decimated by … More
There are two more Saturdays after today until Christmas. I am far from in the Christmas spirit, and it is … More
Here we are at the end of November, and only three more SoS posts after this one before Christmas. Can you believe it?
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.
Here we are in November and heading towards the end of the year and summer. The days have been warmer … More
This is really a bit of a cheat post as I am actually in Christchurch today. It is the Labour … More
Don’t you love today’s date? 10 + 10 = 20. Or is it just me? Anyway, here we are a … More
Today the sun is shining, but if you had asked me on Friday morning, I would have given you quite … More