Life in NZ – The First 10 Years (2006 to 2016)

June 7, 2009

Autumn’s Over: Life Volume 13; March 1 – May 31, 2009

Yes, it is officially o-v-e-r and if we needed any proof, these last six days of continuous rain and hail and evening temperatures down to zero tells me that we are transitioning from one season to the other. It has been a really good autumn with lots of activities and […]
June 3, 2009

Bountiful Harvest: March 1 – May 31, 2009

We have had an amazing harvest this autumn and have been non-stop with our noses in our preserving books and our hands in the kitchen!    Dehydrating, juicing, freezing, canning, and baking are all methods of preserving food and we’ve had fun experimenting with all of them. Oh and I should […]
June 1, 2009

Summer’s Just a Memory: Life Vol. 12: December 22, 2008 – February 28, 2009

Ah, summer’s just a distant memory.  And how I miss you so.  The floral bouquets, the bulging gardens, the never-ending-oh-my-god-you-have-to-go-to-this festival season.   What a busy summer we had; so busy in fact, I never had time to write about it.  But as I start my winter nesting, and start tackling […]
May 24, 2009

Wicked Wasps: The Triumph of Man over Beast!

Okay, you know that both Bruce & I are mainly pacifists when it comes to any type of aggression or dominance over another living being.  We try to co-exist with all of the animals on our property.  We ‘talk’ to the devas and nature spirits and we’ve said we’d share […]