A winter Wednesday in Wellington…a beautiful sunrise…but a red sky in the morning is shepherds’ warning…and sure enough the rain … More
It is the first day of June, the Queen’s Birthday holiday here in New Zealand (complete with a 21 gun salute at noon) and also the start of winter.
For this week’s Wordless Wednesday post, the focus is on trees. To be precise, trees in autumn in the Botanic … More
It is autumn, and we have had some lovely sunny days for lovely walks in the Botanic Gardens. Again. I … More
At this time of year in New Zealand, lockdown or not, the country goes mad for feijoas. The first time … More
Like so many of us around the globe, I am working for home at the moment.
Well, we in New Zealand are getting ready for a lockdown, which will come into force from midnight tonight. The … More
For this week’s Wordless Wednesday post, we enter the Begonia House at the Botanic Gardens in Wellington, where I went … More
This week’s Wordless Wednesday is all about seeds….. You can find Thistles and Kiwis on Facebook, and also on Instagram@thistleandkiwis. As … More