Time for summer's last boat trip! The aftermath of winter's first snowfall and the perfect excuse for one last sea voyage...

Today I start wearing socks again. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Depending on the year and the strength of the spring sun, I stop wearing socks sometime in May. The length of my pants may still be long and as the days lengthen the hem level rises 🙂 Even when we revert back to cool and chilly days (happens... Continue Reading →

A gift for the hostess

Today I had my date with neighbour K to practice our respective languages. Last night she sent a text message asking if we could change our plans a little and meet at her place for coffee. Here it's considered extremely impolite not to take some sort of thank you gift for the hostess, especially the... Continue Reading →

Ironically enough…

... today we officially commenced summer time and as many pointed out so gleefully earlier this week: it's spring! Forgive me if I don't share your enthusiasm at this point. The above was the view at 0930 this morning. The lovely thing about spring snow is that it covers the emerging piles of dog-doo and other... Continue Reading →

Flowerpot Rock

This little snapshot is of something very near and dear to me. The area we lived drew it's name from this rock and when I was older people were always intrigued to hear that I came from a place called Flowerpot. At school I copped endless Bill and Ben jokes. (Hand's up if you remember Bill... Continue Reading →

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