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Hatepe

A day free of classes is a wonderful excuse to find a new place to walk and explore. Nylah is always keen. We’ve been in our new house for just over 2 months now so today we decided to go south…well, Nylah didn’t decide. She’s the dog and happily goes where ever I choose. Over […]

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Coffee Dates with Pansies

She had asked me to come for coffee to her favourite cafe. I was there a couple of minutes early and so was waiting outside to meet up…why go inside when the sun was beaming down outside, right?! With all the warmth of spring their little pots adorning the door and windowsill were blooming gorgeous […]

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Thermos for Two

We were road-tripping again. Darby and Joan out on our own exploring. I’d packed a lunch with a thermos full of boiling water so we could make a cuppa along the way. Although the wind was pretty nippy, the sun was out with not a cloud in the sky at the White Pine Reserve in Awakeri, […]

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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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Do you Enjoy the Weather?

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 […]

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