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A Great Group of Birds

Latitude -38.71068303 Longitude 176.08646320 Week 3 of #360in365. (week 2 was a public holiday here in NZ, being ANZAC Day) Our destination was Kaiwaka Point. To be honest none of us have ever heard it called this, but the map had it named and Uncle Google agrees, so who are we to disagree. Kaiwaka Point […]

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The Best Job ever!

It’s true. I REALLY do have the best job EVER!!!!! That’s if you can call it a job, cause most of the time I find it just pure pleasure, and today was no exception. We had decided a couple of days before that we were going to do it, so we jumped out of bed […]

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Sun-Filled Days of Summer

In between the storms rolling through you have to make the most of every sunny day. This week has been no exception. So, the dogs and I spent the afternoon at the beach on Lake Taupo, while the storm brewed further south. The wind was excellent at whipping up some waves that were pretty impressive […]

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Soft Falling Snow

Finally the moment had arrived. All the preparing, arranging and packing had been done. Little notes were stuck to appropriate places around the house so that birds would not be forgotten, dogs would be cared for, plants would be watered and still alive on our return. The car had been checked over for oil, water […]

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Honoured

The 2015 Active Arts Taupo’s 50th Annual Exhibition opened on Friday amidst lots of gold glitter and celebrations. Celebrating not only another year but 50 great years encouraging creativity here in Taupo, New Zealand. During the course of the evening the winners of each division were honoured for their work. I¬†was honoured for my entry […]

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Holding Out on You.

It’s true! I’ve been holding out on you. My sincerest apologies, but I just clean forgot to make the post. A while ago I entered ‘Kiwi on Tryfan’ that I painted for that special Uncle, in the local Shirley’s Shoes art competition. I got mail from Middle-earth…just love that Hobbit reference actually on the mail […]

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Always Thankful!

Don’t you just love those cold mornings when the dog takes a dump and you gotta pull off your gloves cause you are fighting with those wretched doggie bags that stay stuck together at the top not letting you in? Wind ripping through your trousers… had to do it on the top of a hill, […]

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