Tempering the wind

Today’s guest picture was sent by my Newcastle correspondent.  She was surveyed by a curious lady at Wheelbirks dairy farm.  My correspondent tells me that the curiosity was well repaid by delicious ice cream. After a night of heavy wind and rain, we were pleased to find that our scaffolding had survived the onslaught andContinue reading “Tempering the wind”

Doing even less

My brother Andrew visited Queenstown and Kinloch in the South Island of NZ earlier in the month.  This picture shows the famous paddle steamer Earnslaw, returning from Walter Peak farm, viewed from his motel balcony. If yesterday’s activity could be described as slow, today’s was glacial, although it did contain some cooking.  Appropriately enough, theContinue reading “Doing even less”