Today is Waitangi Day, the national day of New Zealand. It marks the anniversary of the initial signing of the … More
Here we are at the end of January already. With wind, rain and sun this week, plants have either collapsed (the hymenocallis) or thrived (various).
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
Happy New Year! Another interesting date this week too, with 0, 1 and 2 forming a nice pattern. Anyway, I … More
This will be the last small pleasures post of 2020, and also my penultimate post of the year. In the past, I have done a series of highlights of the year, but it just doesn’t feel right at the moment.
So here we are – the second last Saturday of 2020 and the first day of three weeks away from … More
Greetings SoSers from a sunny Wellington, after many a rainy day this week. It has been wet and warm, the sort of weather that makes my hair frizz and things grow. I only have five more working days to go until three weeks of summer/Christmas holiday and I honestly can’t wait to be free of sitting at a computer all day.
There are two more Saturdays after today until Christmas. I am far from in the Christmas spirit, and it is … More
Here we are at the end of November, and only three more SoS posts after this one before Christmas. Can you believe it?