Saturday, December 15, 2012

The Trip Home

It was a lovely day coming home from my break and I took these few photos from the bus window when we stopped at Paihia in the Bay of Islands.








When I got home the man who built our house (way back in 1973) had delivered me another load of firewood  for the pot-belly stove (I had just bought a load for the wood burner).  Doug who came and watered my garden for me while I was away also stacked the firewood.  Lynn, my hairdresser gave me the lily head, the Amaryllis, which now has two flowers out, was a bargain pack I bought just before going away.  The seedlings are nine bundles from Awapuni.  In spite of the 28 degrees C today I have managed to plant half of them.  I see 30 degrees forecast for Tuesday.  Way too hot for me.

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  1. 28* Degrees; we have a long way to go for those temps to be with us. However it was very mild here yesterday. I love seeing all your photos, it makes me warm despite our woodstove going full force here.

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    1. As I enjoy your summer photos in our winter.

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  2. Susan, my friend is Ross, and he knows Leona, and Morris Foreman.( I think most of the residents know all the others..) Tokerau Beach is beautiful, and our short visit there a few years ago was way too short.lovley pics of Paihia. And stunning flowers. Cheers from Jean

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    1. I didn't mention Morris' name but, of course, that description could only be one person. Ross would also know Hoppy and Mary. We were in Lions together and I caught up with them in the Switzer Home.

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  3. Blue skies, wonderful sunshine and flowers - can you arrange to send some over here please?

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  4. Seems a waste to have all those logs in 30 C heat... you could always send some to me!

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    1. I seem to remember that you had more logs than that in even greater heat!!!!

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  5. The views of the sea and the flowers look beautiful .... and all those logs - what a nice surprise to find them all stacked when you got home.

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