Category: Upper Hutt

  • Wow! A bit of n tremble!

    A real shocker this morning! It rained the whole night and was still raining when I jumped out of bed. Boiled the kettle for a cup of tea. Took Trompie’s food out of the fridge to feed him.  I usually loosen the food in the tin on the way to the laundry where Trompie’s bowl […]

  • A Photo a Week Challenge: Landscape

    nancy merrill photography Nancy wants photos on landscapes. I am house sitting a kitty named Mia this weekend. She lives high on the hills which gave me a chance to photograph the “landscape”from the deck.

  • Land of the long white cloud

    This morning I was greeted by the “Long white clouds. Just beautiful. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aotearoa The brown patch is where pine trees have been harvested this year. Al the dark tree patches are waiting to be cut down next year.

  • Frost this morning

    This morning was -2 in Upper Hutt. Frost everywhere and cold too. Trompie walking on the frozen grass. A strange walker on the pavement! Late afternoon at school.(about 4 o’clock pm)

  • Silent Sunday: Bad weather last week

    Last week we had bad weather. The wind blew at 120km p hour, day and night. It rained ongoing. Last Thursday when I went home the rain stopped but the clouds rolling nearer and nearer frightened me. The photo doesn’t show how black these clouds were. Lucky for me I turned off to the right […]

  • A first time for me!

    What an experience! The first time in my ‘long’ life I went TEN PIN BOWLING The staff of the school had a lovely evening out. There were four teams of six. We thoroughly enjoyed the outing.  

  • Silent Sunday: Those clouds!

  • Dream house?

  • Silent Sunday: New Zealand sky

  • New view from my doorstep

    As you all know I moved House on the 8th of March. There are still some things left in my old place that needs to be moved. Hopefully, this come week will be the last of it. This coming weekend is a long weekend starting Friday and back to school on Following Wednesday. I sat on the […]

  • The Golden Hour

  • Rounded: The Daily Post Photo Challenge

    ROUNDED Goodbye, straight lines. Hello, curves. This week, share your take on “rounded.” it’s a broad theme, so I look forward to your personal interpretations, whether you choose to focus on a curving street, limbs caught mid-way through a dance, a bowl of fruit (think of all the round shapes!), or any other object, landscape, […]