Today has been a holiday in New Zealand to mark the passing of the Queen. It has also been a … More
In all honesty, I struggled a bit this week to find some small pleasures. It was just one of those weeks – bad weather, the cancellation of a foodie event and the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Venus Rising programme due to Level 2 restrictions, and feeling a bit under the weather. But as usual, there were things to bring a smile and to remind us of the good things that are around us.
st week was Wellington Heritage week, an opportunity to see inside familiar and not so familiar houses and buildings around the city. This year I managed to get to see three listed heritage buildings in Thorndon. It was a gloriously sunny day, so lovely to walk through the Botanic Gardens to see the three houses open for the event.
Spring is really here! The first asparagus is in the shops, the Botanic Gardens are looking stunning (tomorrow is Tulip … More
The week began with a Monday at home, and the joy (?) of fridge cleaning and ironing, before moving onto … More
I missed last week’s SoS as I was enjoying myself in Melbourne, as you might have seen in Monday’s post. … More
I wish I could remember where I first read about The Propagator’s weekly garden blogging challenge Six on Saturday, but … More
Well, here we are on Friday evening, the end of another week, a time to breathe and look forward to … More
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea on this cold spring Friday afternoon, we would be sitting … More