Autumn days

I’m ensconced in the office – it’s Monday and it has been raining on and off. I’m watching the water as it trickles down the windows which btw need a clean!  There is the odd plop as an olive drops to the roof of the shed below which is where hubby has all his bits. …

Autumn jumble

It was drizzling on Sunday morning which made me chomp at the bit (I love that expression) to be outdoors messing about in the veg garden .. with gloves on though, I had my nails painted for a do! Autumn is a favourite season … Loddon Lane Vineyard .. Marlborough A few weeks back, we …

Autumn and olives

We have at last harvested those olive trees .. it was a busy weekend. The Good Our wonderful neighbours and friends came and helped us pick – thank you so much The weather was amazing We packed all of the 270kg olives harvested into hubbies car He drove them to Wellsford (not me 😀 ) …

Who loves the beach?

There is nothing like a walk on the beach with the dog to start the day. Better still when the autumn weather is still balmy. The thought of the coffee at the end of the walk is unbelievable (I adore coffee). Of course there is the added bonus of the seaweed which is littered on the …

Autumn is here at last

Wow what a busy time, full steam ahead in Marlborough harvest is happening. Toi Toi wine time! I adore autumn … one of my favourite seasons. The chill in the morning and in the late evening is a reminder that winter is on the way. In saying that, the weather during the day is still …