Category Archives: Nature

Flagstaff

There was a decision made today to put aside the weekend slog of Getting Stuff Done – it was long overdue, time to walk up a hill. We tackled the Flagstaff track, to the west of the city and wandering … Continue reading

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afternoons

Today – at Warrington Beach – a truly favourite spot. Later in the day the earth threw out such beautiful light. The colours were muted and soft, moving slowly across the spectrum, a wintry warmth that belied how very chilly it … Continue reading

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and now

Our new view – rolling hills, cabbage trees and, at night, fluttering city lights. Not only have we moved on from our wee cottage overlooking the harbour, but we are now (mostly) moved in to a sprawling Villa on the … Continue reading

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walking in the wild

Bellbird in Flax Otago Skink warming on a rock view across to Doctors Point Flax flowers Manuka Flowers the tip of the visitor Centre overlooking Doctors Point … well a controlled version of the wild that is. Although I have … Continue reading

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peace and quiet 

            I how you all have had a wonderful Christmas Day – we have spent the afternoon at a beautiful local beach, sitting under an umbrella reading and enjoying the peace and quiet. Merry Christmas dear readers … Continue reading

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familiarity

It’s been a lazy hazy Sunday, with not a lot done – bits and bobs, mostly thinking towards our trip to Wellington on Wednesday. Later on in the day we did a trip up the hill to go for a … Continue reading

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sunny day wanderings

Today has been a very lazy Sunday – but with the weather as beautiful and sunny as it has been there were no excuses to not get out in it. Plans were made, messed with, and then changed, until eventually … Continue reading

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