2020 was the year of an unprecedented modern-day pandemic, but to me it was a year of dealing with things that I faced. It was a year of promise and hope rising in the face of uncertainty and failure. There were a number of things that didn’t go well. The risks, the unknowns, the financial … More 2020 Homestead Report
It’s been a bit of a tough few weeks for me with the leg injury, the loss of a beloved cat and then some sickness. My leg is almost better now and I have started up modified morning exercises again. I’ve started to get back into projects, but there are other things to balance too. … More After Winter There’s Always Spring
It’s been a funny old week. The virus reared its ugly head again after a long spell of having things pretty good here in New Zealand, compared to other countries. We faced a potential lockdown decision again. At least this time we had the advantage of hindsight. Can you guess where I could be found … More Who Needs TV When You Can Laugh at Your Own Awkwardness?
I got a bit of a shock when I realised it was winter. Most of autumn disappeared in a puff of lockdown. I think the problem is that I’m a little behind in the gardening. In terms of vegetable crops I’m in a good place, a happy place, but I still haven’t finished cleaning up … More My Mind is a Tangled Web of Projects