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Tag Archives: Winter
With the winter sun weakening and shining from lower angles in the sky there are patterns in the garden that only appear at this time of the year. And indoors there are winter light patterns too.
We were surprised to spot this Hedgehog standing on his back legs drinking copiously from Jazz’s outdoor water bowl as we prepared some lunch today. After three very cold days I am surprised to see a hedgehog out and about … Continue reading
Winter officially began yesterday. The winter garden holds different views as some autumnal aspects hold on while other aspects are in winter mode. The Golden Elm shedding its leaves slowly, slowly. The perky face of a self -sown pansy. The … Continue reading
The suburb in which I live is located close to the Pauatahanui Inlet. The last weekend of July was warm, sunny and calm and we headed around to the other side of the Inlet to explore a new section of … Continue reading
We had a heavy frost here this morning. However it also meant that the air was crisp and clear and the light was good for taking some photos at my favourite beach at Plimmerton. Another frost is promised for tomorrow.
The most significant statistic for today is that it is Day 6 of fine, mild weather…..one enjoyable day after the next, which is stunning for July in my part of the winter world. 37 new garlic shoots are reaching skywards. … Continue reading
Winter strips the branches bare, alters the light and provides a view into things easily missed in the growth and abundance of the other seasons. Lichens have caught my “winter eye” this past week as the sun has shone warmly, … Continue reading
We had a sharp frost here this morning but by 10.30am Jazz was making the best use of a lovely warm, tin roof, flooded with sunshine. Cats are wise and just know where the warm spots are, even in winter. … Continue reading