Continue reading “Cheap and Cheerful – Dressing Second Hand”
Second hand clothing may be cheap but my self-worth is now priceless.
Continue reading “A Banana of a Journey”
How can I un-taste what my tongue has sampled … and enjoyed?
It’s the seagulls that alert me. When there’s a swarm of them close to shore, I know what’s arriving in my home port in Lyttelton, New Zealand. They fight and cackle and I stand at my window watching fishermen off load their catch …
… or I used to.
Continue reading “Seeds of Change”
This virus has turned the world upside down.
I’m hoping, in time, we’ll be able to blame it for some really positive sustainable and environmental changes.
Continue reading “Foraging for Compost”
Growing a garden requires planning for a future by responding to the conditions of the present.
Continue reading “Gardening By Feel”
It’s intended to be an experience not a thoroughfare
Gardening is in my genes (I nearly said greens!).
Our sustainable new build starts this week. My image archive is a sober reminder of just how far we have come over eight years in this complex post earthquake rebuild process.Continue reading “Small Build – Sloped Site”
The establishment of a flourishing garden in an enormous clay pit, with NO ability to sustain plant life, seemed preposterous.