New moves

Yes, it’s true. Derek and I have moved from inner city Grey Lynn to the stunningly beautiful but remote Hokianga.…

Audacity

a very bold, fat rabbit nonchalantly eats a particular patch on our lawn while we watch from a metre away

Mercurial weather

a stormy, squally day frenzied bursts of heavy rain wild wind tossing flaxes and pampas and poplars mercurial changes of…

Slow rain

The rain advances slowly across the harbour transitioning from threat to lashing against the windows The clouds layer up progressively…

CSI Waxeyes

The just arrived waxeyes investigate the rosemary with forensic attention… pecking up every last juicy morsel

Loose cattle

wandering cows leave a mess behind them cow pats are undesirable as fertiliser best left to dry out before you…

Surprised!

Stunning flowers found in our mailbox delivered by NZ Post Rural Delivery … a totally unexpected and delightful surprise many…

Arrival

hot and sunny the floorboards are toasty under my bare feet and dark glasses are needed to cut the glare…

Lockdown notes

It will be around 23 April before we know how effective the NZ-wide lockdown to prevent the spread of the…