the weekend that was

+++ the multi-stop picnic dinner with my husband on friday night + a grown-your-own flower workshop, that also included being able to make a hand-tied bouquet from flowers i’d picked myself + a fabulous show in the city with friends – physical poetry + a horrible night of bad dreams, tossing and turning, the distressing sounds […]

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the weekend that was

+++ i’ve got one saturday and one sunday every weekend and i’m going to squeeze out every last drop from them – especially when they smell like summer, sound like laughter, and contain mystery dates with my husband. i watched a gannet soaring high above the sea today, wings outstretched in the blue blue sky, […]

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the beat of the heart

1 // waiheke island weather report: lie cradled against the earth, breathe in the shifting skies 2 // him. always him. my two’s company :: two’s company by french for rabbits +++ lovely to have heather cox back with another article for weekends collected – three things she likes to do on a dark & […]

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scenes from the weekeend

friday afternoon, i take my parents for a walk along the beach. i am my mothers daughter – both of us collecting cats eyes and putting them in my pocket. mother helps me plant some vegetable seedlings in the garden, just before we lose the daylight. nic comes home and we share taco friday with […]

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scenes from the weekend

friday night has me trying a new recipe from rick steins india – a lovely beef vindaloo with a cheap cut of meat that is perfect for slow cooking. saturday morning i lie in bed, cat asleep on my lap, listening to the rain drumming on the roof and a tui call outside. its an […]

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