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A Writer's Advent: Hope

I love the Christmas season. It is a time when a child’s wonder is most allowed in adults. Lights sparkle on every street corner. Cheer is in the air. 338 more words

Personal Thoughts


Been on the road a lot lately, and glad to be home, if only temporarily.  We had a soggy mid-winter trek down towards the Parapara Mountain Range, and then on to Wanganui.  26 more words


Things you don’t want to find in your greenhouse

The weather has been lousy.  The rain has been torrential, but in a sneaky way.  It rains solidly all night and apart from the moments it is so intense it rattles the roof and windows, I’m mostly unaware as I blissfully sleep, dreaming of sunny days in my garden.   524 more words

Sarah The Gardener

This is such a weird time of year

 The in between season.  I’ve still got things in the growing in the garden.  But not a lot and they are close to being labelled ‘past it.’  But they are still there needing to be eaten.  780 more words

Sarah The Gardener

Keeping it clean

I tried to go out into the garden today, but it was just too gloomy, the ground was way too soggy after we received another dumping of rain overnight.  682 more words

Sarah The Gardener

Seasonal Cooking | Hints and Tips for Mid Winter Cooking

Help in the Kitchen for Mid Winter with tips and hints for cooking this season’s foods.

Enjoy some Sweet Things and Chai Inspiration for Mid Winter. 434 more words


A Winter in Antarctica

This marks year #4 for us working with the Antarctic Support Contract – and we’re now looking at less than a week left for our fifth season and concurrently, first winter. 1,431 more words