Where has time gone this year? It is only 10 weeks to Christmas and so only a bit less time … More
Can you tell me how we have reached October already? The daffodils are almost – but not completely – over, … More
It has been a lovely sunny day, warm enough to sit outside with a cup of tea and a book. … More
As we reach the middle of August, there are clear signs of spring out there. There has been some very … More
It was almost a nice day here….lovely early this morning, but then it clouded over a bit. Still, not too … More
It is the end of July already, day 212 of the year, and a gloriously sunny day with bright blue skies.
June 2021 was the hottest on record here in New Zealand. The average temperature for the month was 2C above … More
As we approach the shortest day, the weather remains mild here, with day time temperatures up to 16 or 17C, with nights around 12C. With the odd bits of rain as well, things continue to grow well out there. I’ve been able to get out and tidy a bit, but with so many pots now on the terrace, reaching the ones at the back (sorry curry plant and thyme). I really need a reorganisation somehow!
Here we are at the end of May already….hard to believe we are approaching the half-way mark of the year. … More
This week saw lots of rain (see Wednesday’s post), a cold snap and some gorgeous, warm sunshine. Things are not … More