Tamaki Makaurau / Auckland

In which the author drops in to say hello, and show some photos of the America’s Cup village on a non-racing day.

Stardate 74469.1

In which the author reflects on her time in Wellington, anticipates her new life in Auckland, and laments her knitting faux pas.

Vlog 3: Knitting Update

In this quick show and tell – I proudly natter on about yarn and my recently finished projects.

The whole world’s come undone

It was the weeks ago… Was it really three weeks ago? Time is a blur now. I was home and feeling rubbish – the sinusitis was really causing me great discomfort, and I had already told the office I was going to be working from home “until this all blew over”. My blue inhaler was…

Smelling the roses

Two years ago or so, I bought a couple of Albertine roses in the clearance bin at The Warehouse for $3.97 each. They looked really sorry, their roots were packed with sawdust, and I wasn’t sure they’d grow. But for less than $4 for climber. Well… And this year, they finally flowered. And they are…

Is this thing still on?

Holy amazeballs batman – are you still here? Yeah, ah, it’s been a while and I kinda fell off the bandwagon with life and stuff. But I’m back. I promise. So. We’re back in the 20’s. Happy new decade! This is going to be full of inane chatter, the occasional vlog, and photos, so pull…

Here we come to a turning of the season

Oh my! Dear reader! I have so many unfinished drafts to post… Let me explain. No. There is too much. Let me sum up: Holy Toledo batman! What a ride. All good things to those who wait, et cetera, et cetera, et cetera. This time last year, I was a miserable, frazzled mess of a…