Water Wise

Rainy Things We have had a bout of glorious rain. Well, before the part where it got stinkin' hot again. It had been weeks since we'd had more than a humid, light spit, so we are rejoicing. We hadn't had proper rain since Christmas. It's always hard to believe that we could be praying for…

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The Spring Crazies

The last few weeks have seen all sorts of things going on for us. I did some work for the elections, which was busy but fun and financially helpful. We went to Auckland one day to visit our youngest nephew, The Little Gingernut. We also walked in Cornwall Park and enjoyed watching and feeding the…

It is Finished!

I came back from a weekend in Christchurch, full of love from time spent with family and fond, well-deserved memories of my late Nana, who was farewelled with a lovely memorial service that would have made her proud. If I can touch half as many lives as Nana did I will be doing well. I…

While we Were Away & Since We’ve Been Back

While we were away, the chickens did not die. Woohoo! Neither did they run away, incapacitate themselves or fall into the grips of illness. Frodo did manage to escape into the Vege Garden one day, but didn't cause too much damage. The hens even managed to lay in the new coop. I wasn't expecting them…