Jan 21

Today

| Wellington

Today is going to be a good day.  I can just tell.  The sun is shining.  I had a quiet breakfast and coffee sitting outside reading the paper.  All by myself.  It was wonderful.   I am sitting here listening to the chickens next door making their morning chicken noises, looking at the beautiful gerbera which […]

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Jan 05

Time of bounty

| New Zealand

It is summer here in New Zealand.  This is also a time of plentiful growth in the garden and plenty of supplies at the local market.  Our garden has been blooming, and after a day of weeding and planting seedlings it now looks like this. Our garden is riddled with oxalis which is the bane […]

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Dec 27

Hitting the road

| Hawkes Bay

We are on the road, heading off on vacation for a week. We are stopping off at a family wedding tomorrow, then it is to the beach. My aims for the week are to make the big decisions of the day revolve around whether I should lie down or sit up to read. There will […]

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Dec 09

Summer

| New Zealand

It feels like Summer has arrived.  I suspect by writing this I will have jinxed it – and we will be treated to rain and howling winds. Summer fruit is available and I have been scoffing strawberries and cherries like there is no tomorrow.  Apricots are just coming in – and goodness they are tasty. […]

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