Hello! I have been unexpectedly absent from the blog for a couple of weeks due to coming down with the flu, a family vacation and some very busy times at work. It's good to be back chatting with you! We had an all-siblings and family get together to celebrate my father's 70th birthday. These photos are... Continue Reading →
Hello! I hope this post finds you well, and enjoying life. I have been missing in action on this blog for a week because life has been quite eventful (in a good way), being the school holidays, and I seem to be finding it hard to find the concentration to sit and write at the moment.... Continue Reading →
Hello! I promised some photos of the new environs once we got out and about. Today, the eldest boy and I went for a walk by the Hutt River. It was lovely. The sound of the water rushing over the rocks was so restful. The leaves are finally starting to change! It was nice to be... Continue Reading →
It's the Wairarapa Balloon Festival this week. The boy and I got up early to go and see the balloons. It was just past dawn when the first one drifted into view. Definitely the most novel of all the balloons! Or was it? I thought the lighthouse definitely got points for novelty too. The balloonists... Continue Reading →
It was lovely to go for an evening walk yesterday. The season is maturing, the berries ripening in time for late summer, the grass seeds golden and ripe. I loved seeing the flowers and identifying all the different plants growing along the roadside. The best things in life are often the simplest, don't you agree?
Having moved to rural New Zealand, I am determined to enjoy all that being 'in the country' (as we say here) has to offer. The annual Wairarapa Agricultural & Pastoral Society Show is being held this weekend, so the young man and I trotted along to see what was to be found! For the benefit of... Continue Reading →