Category: Photography

I am here

But totally worn out. Sales of flour at the mill are skyrocketing- at least 15 times more than usual. For every one order two weeks ago I now have fifteen . And yes – we were in no way prepared for hundreds of orders…

I NEED A DRINK

Well you know the rules! Once I have written the hearing I can’t change it. Here is a not-clever chicken, stuck in the porch railings. The two dogs looked on in bemusement. Not sure whether to run for help or give it a good…

NOT QUITE SPRING

But back in the fifties today!! And look who turned up. Went to buy bolts at the hardware store and came home with chicks! Fourteen of them. Eight …. and six …. They are merrily eating out-of-date corn grits from the mill and snuggling…

TWO ENTRIES

Friday Morning. I am sitting outside the Immigration Office this morning – at least a building called the Application Support Center where we are sent for the official beginning of the agreed Card process. There are quite a few of us foreigners sitting here,…

MR FLOWERS

Though today it has done nothing but rain, which is kind of nice when I am out of the rain working in the cold dry mill, though the rain was falling on snow and tonight the whole slushy mess will turn to ice and…

BACK IN THE …

USA. Back in the USA. And guess what- they are still sniping and arguing with each other. Same words, same tone, different subject, same soundtrack. Radio – off. And it snowed and the temperature plummeted just as I got off the plane. All is…

WELLINGTON

I have had these photos in the can for a few days now and what with one thing and another have not got this blog post out to you. Wellington has so much water around it. We have had an unusually calm few days…

SUNDAY MORNING FISHING

I am now in Wellington, where I hope to get into the routine of working remotely for a few hours every morning, then in the afternoons gather my baking apprentices and get lots of baking and recipe making done. Yesterday my son took me…

LUMSDEN

A typical small town in New Zealand. Absolutely all New Zealand towns, no matter how small, have a playground. Playgrounds are a global experience. A line of shops down the main road with a chemist, a butcher, a cafe, the post office and a…

MILFORD SOUND WHICH IS REALLY A FJORD

But fjord was not in the English dictionary yet! We decided to take a boat into the sounds as our one and only touristy experience on this trip. It is a two hour drive in from Te Anau to Milford Sound. Mirror Lakes. A…