I was working at home today, and took an afternoon stroll to – yes – the Botanic Gardens again. During … 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!
What a week in world news…from a plane crash in Indonesia, to the never ending tales of Covid, to the … 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.
After a very wet week, the sun has returned. I was able to get out and finish some of the planting, a little bit of repotting, and stand back to consider how much everything has suddenly grown
Well, things are getting back to ‘normal’ here in New Zealand as I mentioned in my post yesterday. Shops are … More
For this week’s Wordless Wednesday post, the focus is on trees. To be precise, trees in autumn in the Botanic … More
It is autumn, and we have had some lovely sunny days for lovely walks in the Botanic Gardens. Again. I … More
Yes…autumn is here with cooler nights and signs of the season.