Category: Land

View of the flooded valley

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to everyone.
Its been pretty wet all of yesterday and this morning the valley greets us with a bit of ponding water.

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View up to the house

Spring day out

Spring is in the air. The weather is getting warmer, so I did my walk down into the valley to check the water supply to the troughs, checked all fences and gates.

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Picture of a New Zealand Woodpigeon

Big fat bird

When I was taking my little girl across the road to the school bus stop, I spotted a big fat bird in the tree that was watching me: A Kererū.

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There’s always one…

They hang around, don’t go too far away from their herd and very easily follow you back into the paddock after you opened the gate for them.

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Random images of farm beauty

A walk down the hill and saying hello to all the animals can be a really healthy exercise and you can discover the odd cool things when you look at details: fence wire knots

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flowers on the lawn in front of the house

Feels like spring

Although summer is officially over, it almost feels like spring. Flowers in the garden and in the paddocks, raspberries, and chillies are ripening.

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Fog in the paddocks at sunrise

What a wet summer

the amount of rain we had over the last few days is extraordinary – at least on a subjective level. The occasional hours of sunshine in between evaporate the water quickly, hence yesterday we had 30 deg C. with 80% relative humidity.

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