What’s your favourite kind of weather? Are you a fun-n-the-sun kind of person, or a brave the elements and walk the blowing-a-gale kind? The beauty of the tropics is waking up every morning knowing that a gorgeous day of cerulean blue skies and gentle breezes is your daily fare…unless it’s the wet season and you are […]
Yes, I admit it. Aunty Shelagh’s plant was causing me a little bit of envy. Each time I visited, there it sat in the dappled light flowering profusely. Lovely purple tubular flowers popping out on long stems. And it just looked just gorgeous in the Mediterranean styled pot she had it sitting in.. No, Lynda! […]
We’ve had this grammar war before when son procured more than one mouse for his computer. It came up again last night when I proudly declared to the fam how many mouses I had caught. I know…I should have said ‘mice’, but I was trying to soften the blow for the tender hearts among us. Those […]
Nepal is suffering the effects of two major earthquakes in quick succession with multiple large aftershocks. We feel for the Nepalese…the Christchurch earthquakes of 2011 are still with us here in New Zealand as a poignant reminder of how devastating these can be. Our friend, Jeff Keily, from Sunshine Coast, Queensland, has recently taken many […]
Doing our normal route we had walked past the wide-spread tree every day admiring it’s changes in colour, first golden now fire red. But today was pouring…umbrella up and jacket pulled close. In order to miss the slippery track we circumvented said tree from the opposite side. What a treat waiting for us! A patch […]
I knew she would love it. Domain park in Auckland city. Grand old trees, columned buildings, bit of family history with the site for Nanna & Poppa’s wedding photos at the Wintergardens. Harbour views and out to Rangitoto Island. Large open green lawns She liked it. But when she saw the bandstand with it’s canopy […]
The tall young man who just went through pain and swelling of face to get rid of wisdom teeth, once had just one tooth. Memories are so precious. 19 years of loving and the memory forgets the details of yesteryear. Grateful for photos that remind and tell us again of good things already past.