I was looking for a quote about reading to use in this post and came across this one from Jean Rhys: Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.
Today is the last day of November, St Andrew’s Day (patron saint of several countries including Scotland) and also the … More
Here we are at the end of November, and only three more SoS posts after this one before Christmas. Can you believe it?
Apparently, Plato said “he was a wise man who invented beer.” As I came across this on a quote website, … 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.
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).
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
Here we are in November and heading towards the end of the year and summer. The days have been warmer … More
Who can believe it is November already? 2020 has been such a strange year we all agree. Forgetting the headlines … More
January Our trip to Sydney. Penrith, to the west of Sydney, reached 47.3C, the highest temperature recorded by a weather station … More