The yellow fuzz


Lupins: lovely but fiercely scented and allergy producing.

A glitch in time is mine


Timezone metadata can be a headache.

Saved by the felt


The photo coasters I ordered were good, but their hardboard backing made them seem cheap. Then I found myself doing handcraft with green felt!

The singing of the frogs


Lakes and frogs and birds and cows: it’s a rich landscape by the beach.

Spears at the ready, it’s flax time


It’s time for the flax spears to appear. I just hope the tui will follow.

Just when did oranges lose their pips?


I’m sure when I was young oranges had (annoying) pips. Now they never have them. When was it they disappeared?