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
Apparently, Plato said “he was a wise man who invented beer.” As I came across this on a quote website, … More
For most of 2020, I have made a note each day of three things that have brought me joy, made me smile or just feel grateful for at that particular moment.
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.
Today is our cat, Charlie’s birthday. We wish him well as he reaches 13 years old today. You can find … More
Gosh…week 47 of the year (according to my diary), and only 45 days until the end of the year (again, according to my diary).
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