This is quite a nice time to be in Christchurch. Everywhere you go, gardens are bursting with color. Everyone’s got a rhododendron or two, big bushy things that bloom for weeks at a time. Christchurch, known as the garden city, boasts over 800 parks & gardens, the most per capita […]
A month or so ago Bruce and I attended our first free horticulture workshop at Christchurch Polytechnic Institute called “EM (effective microorganisms) and Bokashi”. This half day workshop, highly promoted by the Christchurch City Council, encourages folks to embrace this fascinating composting method which allows for the decomposition of food […]
The blogging has tailed off lately; I’m in a different headspace. Gone are the mindblowing vistas and revelations of being totally unhinged from everything fixed, the future wide open and new exciting things happening every day. Even the harrowing real estate adventures have been absent these past couple of weeks. […]
More evidence that we are now in realtime—that time keeps passing at a ridiculously rapid pace. Ken has been here for close to two weeks now, we have been here for close to three. Where many of my previous blog posts started with or contained, “so much has happened,” now nothing much seems to happen at all.