Today’s post comes pre- and post- a lunchtime wine tasting event that was postponed from August due to the lockdown … More
Today in Wellington it is a glorious, sunny and warm day, in total contrast to yesterday’s gales, rain and chills. … 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.
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
There are two more Saturdays after today until Christmas. I am far from in the Christmas spirit, and it is … More
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