It has been a gorgeous, sunny, summer day here, with bright blue skies, buzzing bees…and the sounds of noisy outside … More
Two weeks today is Christmas Eve, and by now (Saturday evening) we will be full of food, beer and snaps … More
Today, 4th December, is St Barbara’s Day. She is the patron saint of miners, artillerymen and anyone who works with … 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).
You know what it is like when you go on holiday, you either come back to a garden decimated by … More
After a mostly sunny week, with lots of bright blue skies, today is overcast and grey. I did get in … More
After a very wet start to the week, sunshine returned, with bright, blue autumn skies returning to cheer up our … More
It is May already, and the days are growing shorter, the nights longer. It has been such a strange year, … More
In contrast to last Saturday’s gorgeous sunshine, today is overcast and windy. In fact, there has been pretty awful weather most of the week, with some gale force winds forcing flight cancellations and Civil Defence warnings about flooding in parts of South Canterbury in the South Island.