June 2021 was the hottest on record here in New Zealand. The average temperature for the month was 2C above … More
Hello from a what has been lovely, sunny Wellington and on my birthday too! Yes, another year has gone by since the last one. Can I also suggest you look at the date? 3 x 7 = 21. How about that? Or is it just me that thought about it?
Oh what a miserable, grey and wet day it is here! Not a day to be out and gardening, or even taking photos for the blog. At least we heard there were no more community cases of Covid-19 after last week’s scare. Keep you fingers crossed for us that it stays like that!
As we approach the shortest day, the weather remains mild here, with day time temperatures up to 16 or 17C, with nights around 12C. With the odd bits of rain as well, things continue to grow well out there. I’ve been able to get out and tidy a bit, but with so many pots now on the terrace, reaching the ones at the back (sorry curry plant and thyme). I really need a reorganisation somehow!
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.
Here we are at the end of May already….hard to believe we are approaching the half-way mark of the year. … More
I am starting to type this while eating breakfast, because we are off to a wine tasting event this afternoon … More
This week saw lots of rain (see Wednesday’s post), a cold snap and some gorgeous, warm sunshine. Things are not … 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