If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea on Hogmanay…we would be sitting outside, listening to the sounds … More
Two weeks today is Christmas Eve, and by now (Saturday evening) we will be full of food, beer and snaps … 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
Greetings from a warm, sunny Wellington, where we are being deafened in the garden by cicadas and some rather loud … More
Another week, another set of small pleasures. There was a visit to the bookshop, some lovely comments from fellow bloggers … More
Today is Waitangi Day, the national day of New Zealand. It marks the anniversary of the initial signing of the … More
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).
Happy New Year! Another interesting date this week too, with 0, 1 and 2 forming a nice pattern. Anyway, I … More
Here we are at the end of November, and only three more SoS posts after this one before Christmas. Can you believe it?
Gosh…October already…where has the year gone? It is well and truely spring here (see Wednesday’s post for proof!). My daffodils … More