Summer hasn't been too summery here, but it's still summer.DoorbellBruce enjoying the summer sun in the window seatChamomile and Lemon FizzKawakawaSunny kitchen window sills with mint, basil, lemon balm and lemon grassHello bumble!Front door letters, too bad it doesn't open any moreTimmy looking a bit grumpyHello blackberries behind the houseA rainbow of tomatoesOur valley
... can be rare, but well worth taking advantage of.Enjoy it all when you get the moment...
Finally some Christmas photos! We had a lovely time, our first Christmas in our new house... even with no furniture. Our fantastic little tree from the Aro Street Community Centre.Peanut Butter Cookies for the Dog Park Party? Such a lovely time!!Post Dog Park Sleepy.Christmas Dinner. Go Jacob with his Manuka Honey and Orange Glazed Ham. Fantastic.The new… Continue reading Christmas Love..
Finally.After a couple heart-wrenching days, we have all arrived here in Wellington, safely, in one piece, a little tired and confused, but so happy!I was absolutely heart broken when our lovely little dog-boys were picked up in Melbourne by Barry from JetPets. Seriously. They had barely driven away before I completely lost it and broke down… Continue reading Our new home…
According to my iPhone. Jacob working on our chairs. And a sniff from Timmy.
Our boys, Timmy & Bruce, aka The Basenji Brothers.One of the highlights of my day, is getting home from work after a 45 minute bike ride and being greeted by two very lovey boys. (And a bigger lovey boy, aka Jacob) They are troublemakers in their own right. Timmy has a fondness for chewing anything paper,… Continue reading The Boys
This past weekend was absolutely gorgeous. If you were not in Melbourne, I pity you. In the nicest way possible of course!We spent the weekend mowing, weeding, fixing bits and pieces around the yard. Saturday late afternoon spent laying on a giant picnic blanket with J and the boys drinking a couple beers. The sun… Continue reading A lovely warm weekend…
The nice cool air, the changing of the leaves, it's all to perfect...Walks down the laneways on Sunday afternoons...Sleepy, sunny boys...Yummy Fish and Chips in the Park...Handsome Bruce waiting for a chip. Or a fish. Or anything that may fall on the ground.Hoover boy aka Garbage Guts. That's our Bruce.And one more good thing about… Continue reading *autumn loveliness
I guess I can count myself as a mum. I have two sons - Timmy (Timbly) and Bruce (Brewski). Right?This weekend was so nice. Some lovely friends came down from Sydney, so there was a bit of dining and a bit of drinking and a bit of beaching to celebrate mine and Sarah's birthday.A gorgeous… Continue reading *my mother’s day slash birthday weekend
Yesterday was the first day we left Timmy and Bruce alone together to be free-range in the house. I was hoping they would be lovely little boys, had cleaned the bathroom, done the dishes, laundry, you know... maybe I'm expecting a little too much... :)I arrived home from work, me and my bike still at… Continue reading *the wrath of DOG(s)