Tag: photography

On the road again. Soon.

As you might know by now, a couple of days after I wrote my open Dear Jacinda letter to the Prime Minister of New Zealand, the travel discussion went to chambers. And lo and behold the dates, for New Zealand citizens to be allowed… Continue Reading “On the road again. Soon.”

Mid Winter and More Gnocchi

Some pictures today. I need to get into the kitchen shortly and make the gnocchi recipe one last time. It is all about the method really. Then I will write it up and publish it on janiesmill.com – we are promoting Sifted Durum this… Continue Reading “Mid Winter and More Gnocchi”

LETTING COLOUR IN

Colour spelt with a ‘u’ – colour not color. Many words in American have ‘u’ removed. But English travels and like all languages is endlessly evolving. We can choose our spelling! The chickens laid us an egg yesterday so I made gnocchi. I am… Continue Reading “LETTING COLOUR IN”

Black and White

I am still in my black and white period. Though I do feel a brightening. I think subject matter has a lot to do with the success of monochrome images. With colour it is a much simpler equation. With black and white it is… Continue Reading “Black and White”

Change coming

‘Tis but a banging of the door behind you, a blithesome step forward, and you are out of the old life and into the new! Wind in the Willows. I am sending this book out to my children. I need to read it again… Continue Reading “Change coming”

Pond Plants

I am off out this morning to find the gardens of a baking friend. A couple who I met through janiesmill who live about an hour from here, love to bake with good flour and have a small business growing plants native to this… Continue Reading “Pond Plants”

DOWN THE BACK

The hogs down the back are getting big.

YOU SHOULD SEE THE NIGHT

Last night the moon and the deep white snow joined in to create a glow that seemed to come from the Earth herself. I wish you could have seen it. It appeared to lift from under the snow like deep shuttered light from below.… Continue Reading “YOU SHOULD SEE THE NIGHT”

CHUBBY CHOPS

I often find things when I examine images in the morning as I prepare them for publication. I think that is a jacket? On the post behind the peacock. I know exactly where my one work jacket is so it must be the woodcutters!

THE CASE OF THE MISSING EGGS

Since I moved the ducks sleeping quarters into the barn their egg numbers have declined.  Only two yesterday. I suspect a skunk. So I have begun a trial. I hate to go backwards but tonight I will herd them back into their old tin… Continue Reading “THE CASE OF THE MISSING EGGS”