Monday, 27 December 2010

Season's Greetings

I'm a little relieved that Christmas has been and gone - what with everything that's gone on this year I really wasn't feeling the spirit! I had a nice, whirlwind kind of day catching up with lots of family in Timaru, all of whom I don't see often enough so it really was great to see them.

Arrived home about 6pm yesterday to another flurry of aftershocks, there are more cordons up around town and plenty of police directing traffic. We missed most of the aftershocks due to being down south (and I'm glad about that - particularly glad that I wasn't in town or in a mall when they hit!) but there were a couple of goodies last night which had me waking up in a hurry.

I have the next couple of days off work and I'm really looking forward to taking it easy (ha! Like that will actually happen with the garden looking the way it does), or more likely being lazy.

Hope you are having a good summer/winter break, wherever you may be.


  1. I thought about you when I heard the news of the aftershocks. I hope you can stay stable.

  2. I can't believe you guys are still having aftershocks, that must be hard. The flower bed looks good! My children request more flowers all the time in my garden, so that has been a good impetus to get more established. Taking cuttings to get more flowering plants is on my list when the rain lets up!

  3. Thanks guys - I'm really lucky to be on solid ground here, so my garden is fine and becomes my sanctuary when things get shaky! Here's hoping the weather improves and the ground stays still.



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