Ying and Yang

How cuter are this pair? You could not have bought one without the other. I see this pair of dogs on my morning walk.  Always a delight to see them.  

Changes to our front road.

Since the repair of the culvert on our front road the council has graded the road so it is looking very smooth.  They have since watered the road each day for about four days and the next step was the sealing of the road.  This is a huge step as we have been in the…

Trying to improve the front grass

The paths around the garden beds in our front garden were in desperate need of repair.  We have an issue with moss growing in the shaded part of the garden and we wanted to see if we could get some grass to grow to replace the moss. I scratched around in the bare patches of…

Ducklings in a puddle

After some recent heavy rain I spied these ducklings on my morning walk.  The puddle had formed at the bottom of a block of land that had been recently reformed in order to establish a flat piece of land for the building of a house.  I spotted the ducks and ducklings waddling on the land…

Too much water

The recent heavy rains in January proved to be too much for our road to cope with.  The road out the front of our house is a dirt road and there is a culvert just to the right of our property.  The culvert flooded as the dirt from the road and surrounding properties blocked the…

Boardwalk fishing

While our elder daughter and her family were visiting they wanted to try their hand at a bit of fishing.  They used one of my husband’s fishing rods and some hand reels that they already had.  We went down to the boardwalk in the hope of catching some fish but if not then they would…