NZ Life

February 28, 2017

The Joy of Summer: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Here down in the southern hemisphere, we are in the last days of summer.   Three months of this season has passed far too quickly and many are lamenting that it hasn’t been a normal one.   Indeed, all the country over, there have been many ups and downs with the weather […]
April 17, 2016

Three Weeks with Paulo: Burnsong, Bushwhacking, and Breakdancing

I’ve held intention that my life in 2016 be filled with more FUN and so far it seems to be working.  There’s been no lack of entertaining activities this year and the last few weeks brought fun to the foreground when our U.S. friend Paulo Wellman decided to come for […]
March 12, 2016

Birdsong Summer: January & February 2016

A week into March and Mother Nature is right on schedule.  The weather pattern is changing signifying autumn is on its way.   We are at the tail end of summer and everyone I speak to wonders where the time has gone.   “It can’t be over,” “We’ve only just got started,” […]
February 27, 2016

Wainui Spring & Summer, September – December 2015

My winter 2015 blogpost talked about the deliciously slow passage of time where I delighted in  the short days and long nights.   But how the opposite holds true for spring and summer!    As I sit here cataloguing my photos from the last several months, I barely remember all that has […]