It’s a Wellington Botanical Montage

What’s the best way to summarise a week away? Why a montage of course! Taking my lead from the film industry, we shall condense a week of wild living in the Capital into a highlight laden photo blitz with specially chosen soundtrack, without letting on that actually the wildest things all week were the toddler […]

Sunday walks: Waikanae River and Lagoon

Armed with pram and camera, the Waikanae estuary has now been explored. And it’s time for a nice sit-down and pot of tea and a chance to tell you just how pleasant it is… The morning was glorious; warm, blue skies, with chores completed early. The LovePlantLife Expeditionary Forces ventured forth for a nice stroll […]

Planting now

Burnt orange zinnias, brilliantly fluffy celosia and showy zinnia swizzle cherry and ivory heading now for the LPLL garden beds. Thanks Mitre 10.

Smelling the roses

I spent Election Day smelling the roses, literally. As there has been so much manure on the campaign trail, I thought it only fitting. I’m now as sunburnt as a Raspberry Ice floribunda. But I don’t think it’s that making me feel ill. I’ve been staying up late surrounded by Whittaker’s chocolate wrappers, with a […]