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 seems ages since we had our short trip to Dunedin: we are back at work and daily life goes … More
It has been a lovely sunny week here – of course, because I returned to work and the office on … More
You can find Thistles and Kiwis on Facebook, and also on Instagram@thistleandkiwis. As for Twitter….am totally inactive these days. If you … More
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
Photos taken in the Botanic Gardens on Tuesday afternoon. It was a bit grey, but not with all these signs … More
Ducks at the duck pond – pictures taken Friday 14th August and today, Wednesday 19th August when it was raining.
Dear Peter So, you decided to leave us. The time had obviously come for you to go. Always contrary, sometimes … More
This week’s small pleasures post’s subtitle is ‘Nelson weekend part 2’, for while there were other small pleasures during the … More
This week’s small pleasures comes to you as Christmas approaches at an ever increasing speed. Anyway, first up is the … More