Sometimes decisions are made for you.

There is still a lot to be done in the garden.  I never really seem to be completely on top of it, and so when I venture out into the garden for my daily session of green fingered goodness the…

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Smack bang in the middle.

According to the calendar we are in the middle of summer.   I have mixed emotions about this as if half of summer has just gone, then we have been ripped off big time because the weather has been completely rubbish. …

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Oh well, there always next year.

I kind of suspected things weren’t all hunky dory below ground.  The manky state of things above ground was a kind of given.  My garlic harvest for the second year running will be sent to the compost bin without even…

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To get water: Hammer, Hammer, Saw, Saw

This weekend was a long weekend and today was the holiday day to celebrate Auckland’s 175th   birthday.  We seized the opportunity to go bush for a couple of nights.  I’m not such a great camper and much prefer the creature…

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Lest we forget.

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Merry Christmas to all…

Sometimes the thought of a white Christmas with snow all around and chestnuts roasting on an open fire which also takes the chill off your rosy cheeks after a day focussed purely on finding the right gifts, having time to…

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