Category Archives: Catlins

Spring has sprung, crack open the walking boots!

Finally it’s getting warmer, the walking season soon starts and the clocks go back in a few weeks: yay! I love the spring and summer here, it means more daylight hours to be outside enjoying the scenery! 

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Veggie attempts, Mothers Day and a growing business

It’s been and wee while since I posted an update; apologies. The garden is slowly recovering after major drainage works over Christmas meant we lost almost all of the grass to trenches and huge holes. The grass is still patchy … Continue reading

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Whisked away: Birthday weekend in the Catlins

I do love having a spring birthday – however it simply means the volatile weather has switched from summer-autumn to winter-spring! And boy is El Niño mixing things up down here this year!

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A disastrous rugby weekend!

Well we were ready for all the exciting rugby action this weekend but it didn’t exactly go to plan, did it! We went to Dunedin for the weekend, to watch the Southland Stags play Otago: a local Derby that always … Continue reading

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Delayed New Year’s celebrations and a rare sight

The hot weather continues in Southland, so I was able to start my week with a beautiful bike ride and TRX in the garden, resistance work with a view!

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