Category: Weather

  • Winter sky: Sunrise New Zealand

  • Rainbow

    Saturday morning around 9 am this rainbow decorated the sky. No rain only clouds. We had no rain for at least three weeks. Saturday evening it rained on and of. Glad we got rain at last because the days were also sweltering hot.

  • No rain coat.

    Last week we had rough weather. Rain, wind, sunshine, frost, snow. You name it we had it. One afternoon when I had to pick Bea up from Kindy it was raining. I didn’t have Bea’s rain coat in the car. I brought my rain jacket and Bea enjoyed wearing it.

  • Last day on the farm

    I had an adventurous ten days out on a farm high up in the hills. This is my last day. The last day arrived. I systematically got my stuff ready to pack the car. In the meantime, I fed the cats, rabbits, and Trompie(my dog). I let Trompie out at the front. He explored the […]


  • Farm adventure in pictures.

    I had a good time on the farm. The weather was horrible and I had to stay inside the most of the time. I had to go out in the pouring rain to let the sheep into the paddock every day, feed the chickens who are way up the hill from the house. Sunday October […]

  • A WOW sunrise

    7:30 am, I opened the curtains and saw this WOW sunrise.

  • Winter is upon us.

    June started with downpours, strong winds and drop in temperature. Today was a holiday to celebrate the Queens birthday. It was a glorious morning, a bit chilly at first but later it turned out warm and sunny. I also had a visit from the family on Sunday. Bea and I played with some of my […]

  • Breathtaking Sunrise

    We had rain, rain and more rain the whole week. Thursday morning I opened my curtains just before six am. The sky was breathtaking, I had to take some photos.

  • Clouds

    The night of January 31 up to early morning February 1, 2018 Today’s lunar eclipse was the first to coincide with a Blue Moon – a second full moon in one month – in North America in over 150 years. It was also the second “supermoon” of 2018, with the moon appearing slightly bigger […]

  • Another toadstool!

    Last three to four weeks we had unusual weather. It was still just over 20 degrees C which is quite hot for this time of year. We also had a lot of rain too.   The warm weather brought two cyclones. Cyclone Debbie was the first one and less than a week it was followed by […]

  • Winter: Upper Hutt: NZ

  • Fire Adventure

      FIRE on THE HILL On my way to the Afternoon After School Session yesterday, starting at  3 o’clock, there was a hustle and bustle of cars at the turnoff. A fire engine and firemen were busy with their water hoses extinguishing a fire at the bottom of the hill. The hill before the fire. […]