You can really feel we are entering autumn. The mornings are darker and cooler and there is a small, but … More
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
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
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 has been a lovely sunny week here – of course, because I returned to work and the office on … More
You know what it is like when you go on holiday, you either come back to a garden decimated by … More