Greetings from a rather grey and damp Wellington today. A good Scots word to describe the weather is ‘dreich’ – … More
Today’s post comes pre- and post- a lunchtime wine tasting event that was postponed from August due to the lockdown … More
As I sit here in my shorts typing this post, I am well aware that the majority of SoS’ers are either gazing out at snow and/or staying indoors on the sofa with a pot of tea.
You know what it is like when you go on holiday, you either come back to a garden decimated by … More
There are two more Saturdays after today until Christmas. I am far from in the Christmas spirit, and it is … More
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
My grand plans for getting things done outside this afternoon have been put on hold – it is raining and … More
Don’t you love today’s date? 10 + 10 = 20. Or is it just me? Anyway, here we are a … More
In New Zealand and Australia it is Anzac Day. But this year there were no dawn services: the first time … More
It is the Wellington Anniversary Weekend here, and so a long weekend and Monday holiday. I’ve only been back to work a week, but already feel in need of a day off!