Monthly Archives: May 2010

263 – Night moves

263 – Night moves

Another long day – if it was even slightly likely to go wrong today, it did so. You get days like this every now and …

 

262 – Holding our breath

262 – Holding our breath

With what kind of voice         would the spider cry in the autumn wind? — Basho For the moment, not even a breeze – while …

 

261 – Hump Day

261 – Hump Day

Winter did a bit of a test drive today – a cold southerly, something of a beginner to ease us in to the next few …

 

260 – Graduation Day

260 – Graduation Day

Somebody, somewhere, is graduating. In Wellington it seems almost every second day there’s a graduation parade. When we were in the parade it was a …

 

259 – At the centre of the universe

259 – At the centre of the universe

This morning the garden was all a-sprinkly with exquisite droplets. I’m sure if we had tiny hummingbird tongues we could sip from each pure oasis …

 

258 – Work food

258 – Work food

What do you need to work? In between our jobs, housework, homework, writing, photography, and trying to find a moment just for ourselves, we often …

 

257 – Lemon zest

257 – Lemon zest

Our lemon tree is finally fruiting this year. I believe it has fruited before however the indifference of the previous owners and the unforgiving nature …

 

256 – Back wild horses

256 – Back wild horses

Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch …

 

255 – Fresh from the cee-ment pond

255 – Fresh from the cee-ment pond

Remember the Beverley Hillbillies? Sorry, you have to be a bit elderly for that, but it was a classic when I was a kid. We …

 

254 – Time out

254 – Time out

Time today for a lunch in the sun with Marica – simultaneously relaxed and tense – have a bite of lunch, waiting for proofs from …