an everyday dreamer

  (Sweet peas from my garden. I planted them amongst the bean vines.)  I was trawling my photographs looking for blog inspiration and I thought – Geez, there are so many random shots which aren’t really ‘about’ anything….’ …and there I found this post.   (Friends of mine have a red window at the end … Continue reading an everyday dreamer

sitting a house

Here are some photographs of the house we sat on our holiday. It belonged to a friend-of-a-friend so was not familiar to us – hence it had that nice mysteriousness of the home of someone you only slightly know. It was a great place for a holiday. I love house-sitting more than motels/hotels. All the … Continue reading sitting a house

Candy Floss Trees

These trees are all in leaf now, but a coupla weeks back we took a walk to the Victoria Esplanade to check out the Cherry Blossoms and they didn’t disappoint. Candy-tufted trees looking all ridiculously Dr. Seuss-like. I think I’ve mentioned before, Jolie Holland has a song called ‘Springtime Can Kill You’ and I feel … Continue reading Candy Floss Trees

when girls go wild

I just spent a lovely relaxing weekend in Featherston with my dear friend Emma. Call this a blog post ‘of two halves’ – the words are on Emma’s blog (go HERE if you want to read about what we did) and the photographs are on my blog. Here goes – a squillion photographs of eye … Continue reading when girls go wild

magnolia walk (2)

On my magnolia walk, I came across some other interesting things… 1. The most glorious lemon tree which gave me severe lemon-tree-envy. I left behind a similarly awesome lemon tree at my last house and inherited a gnarled sickly old one. Seeing this beauty made me decide to plant a new one. I love lemons! … Continue reading magnolia walk (2)

girl pangs

Waiting at the bus station the other night, waiting for an inter-city voyage, I had a headache and was feeling as grumpy as hell. I was tired and wanted to be at home on my sofa with a cup of tea and a book. People around me were smoking in that slightly desperate way people … Continue reading girl pangs