My holiday began on Friday and to be honest, the weather was not that great. And today it is raining. But yesterday we walked along the oSuth Coast, watching a big post-cyclone sea in a very warm breeze. No snow on the South Island mountains we ... Read more
Zero to 1650 in six weeks
This morning I walked on the beach with DH. I am so unfit, it was a bit depressing. This afternoon it was so hot and sticky, soI suggested we go to the pool. It was lovely being n the water and I swam and aqua jogged. DH loaned me his snorkle an... Read more
There is a hurricane on its way...
...in the Pacific and we will get the tail end of it in a few days. So it's battening down the hatches for me for the next day or two.
Yesterday was my 14th anniversary in my workplace. That is officially the longest I have ever spent in a job... Read more
Swimming and raining
When it was swim time it was raining, a drenching tropical downpour. So I put my rainwear on, which is rain resistant not rainproof. By the time we reached the car DH & I were both drenched. We should have worn our togs under our rainwear.
Aft... Read more
Arggh! So active today and forgot my FitBit!
I hate it when that happens...
Especially since I have been stuck to my desk over the last week, totally busy with other stuff. At last I've had a day in the garden, and a truly busy one at that, and no tracking of all the steps I have been up... Read more
Feeling a wee touch of autumn here
So my buddies in the USA must be getting a sniff of spring.
I just want a very hot day so I can clean out the henhouse ready for the cooler weather. So far the perfect days have all been while I am working.
On another note, crushingly busy ... Read more
Looking forward to a short week next week
I should blush to be thinking about this because I only work three days a week outside the home, but I am looking forward to a public holiday on Friday.
We won't be going anywhere, but it is an extra chance to get the garden sorted out after a... Read more
Too hot to sleep
Its a funny old world, isn't it? Here I am struggling to get enough sleep because it is hit and stuffy, while over in the US, people are struggling to cope with blizzard conditions.... Read more
Relosing countdown. One week down and twelve to go.
On my return from holiday I just... picked up on my weight loss program. After one week I have repost 10#. Late last year I had several abortive attempts to get on track but didnt follow through. But now, rested and indulged, it seems natural, ... Read more
This week I am on jury service. Yesterday we attended, all 150 of us, and about forty were balloted to the trial. Then the second ballot in the court room, in which the lawyers got to challenge us as our names were called. As the prosepctive ju... Read more
Putting things to rights in the garden
Yesterday was a big gardening day. I slept so well the night before, but not so long last night, because it was hot...
We were so busy clearing the greenery DH trimmed, we took two trips to the dump, but managed to fit in a couple of visits to... Read more
Back to business
Yet another hot day, thankfully it is the last day of my first week back at work.
Got home and spent some time in the garden, chatting with neighbors then doing some gardening.
Lawn has just been mowed and DH hired a pole trimmer and spent f... Read more
Well, yes, the plan
We travelled home today and it was a very hot day. So we sweltered in the car and the ferry. A whole day of traveling, waking at 7 am and arriving home at 6.30 pm. Our dear tenant prepared a welcome home BBQ for us, so when we arrived there was ... Read more
The end of the summer weather...
Not really, but we were woken at night by heavy rain on our iron roof. What great timing as everything has been so parched and our water tanks need replenishing.
Today we pack up and head for Motueka, just an hour away but because of the speci... Read more
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