Winter weather

Sun and rain
Sun and rain

This is a picture I have just taken from the deck just after a big downpour. Still raining but what a scenery.

Shows that the landscape is beautiful even in bad weather, but then, what is bad…

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Piled up split firewood and some big chunks of wood in front of it with a chopping block

Keeping busy

Over the last weekend we had a delivery of Macrocarpa firewood and also got a lot of old pine out of our forest, all piled up ready to be split.

photo of the sun disappearing behind hills in the distance

Lockdown is starting

A memorable sunset // NZ commences a few weeks of ‘lockdown’ in attempt to flatten the curve to fight Coronavirus.

Picture from top of driveway looking down on house roof and across into the Kaipara valley with shades of brown and yellow landscape with a few green trees

Drylands

The last few months were pretty dry with no rainfall other than a few drops that pretty much instantly evaporated upon hitting the ground.
I think the last rain was some time before Christmas last year which would make it three months with no rain at all.

Look across the Kaipara valley with rainclouds in the background and diffuse light coming through the clouds.

Finally some rain?

It’s been a long time without any rain. Not sure how much this will be but anything is better than nothing.

Layers of hills from almost black to yellow grey with the sun shining bright yellow through the clouds of rain

Even rain can be beautiful

Over the last couple of weeks we had quite a mix of weather – typical spring. From lovely warm and sunny days where you easily get sunburned to torrential rain that flooded the valley.

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