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
What amazing weather we have been having this autumn! While the early mornings and evenings are a little chilly, day time temperatures are almost better than some of the days this summer
The first of May already…hard to believe. You can really feel it is autumn, with colder mornings and darker evenings, … More
What a glorious sunny autumn day! Bright blue skies, warm sunshine and everything looking happy and cheerful.
I’m writing this on a sunny Saturday autumn afternoon, which was not what I was expecting. It looked like it would rain today, and it certainly poured down last night, but so far it has been quite a bright day.
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