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

Slow rain

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

CSI Waxeyes

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

New moves

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


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


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