After last Saturday’s stormy and very wet weather, which had me at one point running out to move some pots that were flooded with water (and getting soaked in the process which took 5 minutes), the weather has calmed down again, and yesterday and today we have been treated to winter sun. Daytime temperatures hover around 14C, which for someone who grew up in Northern Europe is fine for winter (the locals shiver….).
June 2021 was the hottest on record here in New Zealand. The average temperature for the month was 2C above … More
The shortest day approaches here in the Southern Hemisphere. It is the season of dark mornings walking to work, cooler days and time to rug up and light candles.
I am starting to type this while eating breakfast, because we are off to a wine tasting event this afternoon … 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.
My grand plans for getting things done outside this afternoon have been put on hold – it is raining and … More
I think I can say with confidence that we are in early spring. Certainly, we had some lovely, sunny days … More
After some glorious, sunny weather last weekend and at the start of the week, today is grey and overcast. It … More