we often have a few kererū (nz native pigeons) flying around our place. +++ recently, when i was sitting right here where i’m writing now, i looked out the window and spotted one staggering around on the lawn. that’s very unusual behaviour for these birds, so i followed it around the house to find it […]
i don’t remember how i originally found about about unyoked. probably searching the internet for off-grid cabins or something. originally only available to visit in various parts of australia, they now also have cabins in new zealand, as well as the uk. last november, nic and i headed out to enjoy a few nights surrounded […]
i’m contemplating the luxury of time. and how i’ve recently been moving through my days based on my own timelines and whims. getting loads done, but in no logically discernible order. i am finding joy in the small quiet places: in the baking of bread, the folding of laundry, plant propagation. embracing the long nights, […]
riroriro // grey warbler (one of nz’s tiniest birds) spotted collecting moss from a tree next door. hopefully that means nest building is underway!
we don’t often get really foggy mornings where we live. today it was so thick that it was almost impossible to see—let alone photograph—anything much beyond a couple of metres in front of me. though it did give me the chance to marvel, once more, at the tensile strength (and beauty) of spider silk.