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.
Gosh…week 47 of the year (according to my diary), and only 45 days until the end of the year (again, according to my diary).
A few things have happened this week in the world. The endless wait for the US election results (phew!) came … More
On Saturday, the second day of our weekend trip to Christchurch, we drove over to Akaroa, around an hour and … More
A combination of the Labour Day weekend and a new member of the family to meet (see Monday’s post), saw us pack our bags and head on south to Christchurch
This week saw sunshine, spring and a trip to Christchurch. We flew down on Friday morning and back on Sunday, … More
So….here we are…another Monday…..and the skies are grey and the rain is pouring down in contrast to weather earlier last … More
Don’t you love today’s date? 10 + 10 = 20. Or is it just me? Anyway, here we are a … More
If you have been following Thistles and Kiwis for a while, you might remember previous visits to Wellington on a … More
Every now and again, it is worth splurging on a treat. This Saturday evening, a friend and I headed down … More