Category: Upper Hutt

  • Afrikaanse Tokkel: Dankbaar

    Ek moet die volgende in Afrikaans deel. Afrikaans is en bly steeds my Moedertaal. Die afgelope week het ek weereens besef hoe wonderlik dit is om mens te wees op hierdie Godgegewe aarde. Dis nie net die besef dat daar n Hoër Hand is wat ons beskerm en bewaar nie. Dis ook die besef dat […]

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  • Earth: The Daily Post, Photo Challenge

    Earth Day is near! This week, let’s celebrate this planet on which we live. https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/earth-2017/ NEW ZEALAND On the way from Wellington to Nelson. Nelson Flying back to Wellington. Windmills on the hills. Mother earth has so much to give. Do we really appreciate? https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2017/earth-day/upper-hutt

  • School Stories: String art and Block building

    Early morning. Girls started doing string art. The same afternoon the after school children were impressed with the two girls work. We made a whole collection. This afternoon two boys were building their hearts out.

  • McLaren Epic Tour NZ: I saw five today!

    What an experience! When I went home this afternoon, I had to wait for the traffic to pass before I could turn off onto State Highway 2 back to Upper Hutt. Guess who came passing by? Yes, five of the McLaren cars. One behind the other and I could turn onto the highway and followed […]

  • School Stories: School Gala

    It was raining, the wind was blowing, the sun came out a bit then it was raining again! This was the way the day started. The school gala started 11 o’clock. The rain came pouring down. Then the rain lifted and all the fun started. Photos before the big event, about 10:45 am. The children […]

  • Afrikaanse Tokkel:Al die veld is vrolik

        Vandag het ek n behoefte in my hart gehad om : “Al die veld is vrolik” met almal te deel. Dis n lang naweek hier. Ek wou eintlik Wellington toe gaan om die Filipynse Fees te gaan afneem. Die oggend was so heerlik dat ek daarteen besluit het en liewers sommer hier in my eie omgewing […]

  • Morning: Daily Post, Photo Challenge

    Cheri at WordPress says: For this week’s photo challenge, publish a new post with an image that means morning to you. We’re especially interested in creative and unique takes on the theme — bonus points to those who think beyond the usual sunrise photo! For more information on the Challenge just click on the link https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/morning-2016/ […]

  • Snow on the hills

    Yesterday the weather report said: Snow up to 400 metres. This morning it was rainy and icy cold. Just before 11am, the rain stopped a bit and the clouds lifted. The snow covered hills where I live.

  • Toeka-Tokkel no 23: Stad/Dorp

    Vir hoe Toeka-Tokkel werk kan jy net op skakel kliek en sien wat en hoe dit werk: https://scrapydo2.wordpress.com/2016/05/05/toeka-tokkel-no-14-byname/ %xxx%xxx%xxx% Hierdie komende week kuier ons in stede of dorpe wat jy onthou of sommer net oor wil gesels. Ek het groot geword in en om Pretoria, daarna het ek lank in Ptogietersrus gebly en ook n […]

  • Curve : The Daily Post : Photo Challenge

    For this week’s challenge, get inspired by the curves around you. From curves in architecture to bends in nature to man-made undulations, you have lots to work with! https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/curve/ The road curves downhill. NAUGHTY dangerous drivers enjoyed making extra curves on the road surface .

  • Winter: Upper Hutt: NZ

  • Poultry Show

    14+15 May 2016- Poultry Show, Upper Hutt, New Zealand There was a good variety of pigeons, ducks, chicken and some budgies. My husband loved rollers. We always had some. The ones on show reminded me about the rollers we had more than twenty  years ago.         Some pigeons on show. Some chickens […]