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?
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would be sipping orange pekoe from tLeafT and eating miniature … 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.
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
There is a small vegetable market on Wednesdays down by the Pipitea Campus of the university which I may have … More
A few things have happened this week in the world. The endless wait for the US election results (phew!) came … More
Here we are in November and heading towards the end of the year and summer. The days have been warmer … More
My grand plans for getting things done outside this afternoon have been put on hold – it is raining and … More
On Saturday, the second day of our weekend trip to Christchurch, we drove over to Akaroa, around an hour and … More