One garden, two houses, some lessons from the past and hope for the future. A look at life in New Zealand, a bit of history and a Morris jig or two.
Do leave a comment even if the post you find yourself reading is an old one. Alternatively you can use my email address: scroll down the right hand side of the page (or to the bottom on mobile layout) to "About Me" and click on "View My Complete Profile"
My Favourite Window
February 13, 2014
Water, Water Everywhere
Maybe that title is a bit insensitive considering the flooding in England. Still it was a thought that crossed my mind last night driving through a torrential downpour in Rangiora, where the gutters were having trouble draining away the deluge. Many street corners were awash - though not needing boats to navigate them ...
I couldn't help thinking of the last few days of my extended summer holiday last year, spent by the sea...
Where tradition and modernity get on with their watery business;
Where reflections may or may not be of the watery kind;
And where boats ply watery streets as a matter of course.
Venice of course.
Wherever water is causing hardship and heartache, may there be relief and a safe haven not too far away.