It’s rarely that I find myself in a place in which I don’t want to write. But I found myself in that place when we lost a beloved pet recently. Our young cat, Simba, had been missing for a day. It was very unlike him to miss a meal, let alone two. I was starting … More A Sad Loss on The Homestead
The other day I drove past an intersection and my mind flashed back to something that happened there once. I was driving my son to kindy one morning when I entered the scene of the intersection. A black helicopter flying low across the road. Police vehicles. An ambulance. Police officers and armed defenders. An awkward-looking … More Faith Friday: Battlefields & Fighting Words
Did you know that that there are quite a few edible plants that you can grow from things bought at the supermarket or farmers markets? Now, the supermarket isn’t the best source of vegetables or fruits for growing in your garden, because you don’t know where most of it has come from, what sprays or … More Gardening in Hard Times: Food Crops You Can Grow From The Supermarket
It’s been a funny old week. The virus reared its ugly head again after a long spell of having things pretty good here in New Zealand, compared to other countries. We faced a potential lockdown decision again. At least this time we had the advantage of hindsight. Can you guess where I could be found … More Who Needs TV When You Can Laugh at Your Own Awkwardness?