July is here, the shortest day has come and gone, and today it finally felt like winter this morning. I … More
It has been a lovely sunny day, warm enough to sit outside with a cup of tea and a book. … More
Today in Wellington it is a glorious, sunny and warm day, in total contrast to yesterday’s gales, rain and chills. … More
So here we are – a SoS Level 4 lockdown post – I had hoped never to have to type … More
So here we are again, at lockdown level 4 for the whole of New Zealand for three days, Auckland and … More
As we reach the middle of August, there are clear signs of spring out there. There has been some very … More
It was almost a nice day here….lovely early this morning, but then it clouded over a bit. Still, not too … More
It is the end of July already, day 212 of the year, and a gloriously sunny day with bright blue skies.
After last Saturday’s stormy and very wet weather, which had me at one point running out to move some pots that were flooded with water (and getting soaked in the process which took 5 minutes), the weather has calmed down again, and yesterday and today we have been treated to winter sun. Daytime temperatures hover around 14C, which for someone who grew up in Northern Europe is fine for winter (the locals shiver….).
June 2021 was the hottest on record here in New Zealand. The average temperature for the month was 2C above … More