With things opening up again at Lockdown Level 2 Delta (as it is known…), we were able to go to … More
ting here on Sunday afternoon, staring out at a damp (but not nearly as bad as yesterday) and grey world. The news is awful just now which ever way you turn, and conversation seems to only be about when we will get our vaccines and how we would love to travel to see loved ones. But then I stop and reconsider the world outside my window – everything is green, the bulbs are coming up, the clouds are clearing a bit (it did rain later), the kākā are calling raucously and there is a shepherd’s pie ready to go into the oven for dinner. Maybe things are not so bad after all.
If you have been following Thistles and Kiwis for a while, you might remember previous visits to Wellington on a … More
It is Monday again, so time for a round up of this week’s small pleasures. I worked at home all … More
Here we are again, Monday evening, and a time for a round up of this week’s small pleasures. I missed The Propagator’s Six on Saturday this week as we were away for the weekend, but could not resist heading up this post with a photo of another of the miniature daffodils that have flowered and make our terrace look like spring.
After a wet and wild night, the weather turned to autumn sunshine, much to Charlie’s delight, as he had been … More
When you live somewhere, you often take a lot of things for granted. I sometimes forget how privileged I am to be able to walk to work through the Botanic Gardens and part of Thorndon on my way to work.
Here we are at Friday again, another week over. Time seems to be flying by right now, and before we … More
I was born in Edinburgh and although I haven’t actually lived there since 1998, still consider it my home town. … More
My Tuesday post is usually a challenge post, and this week I’ve made up my own challenge – to come … More