Warning: This post contains ridiculous amounts of photographs of Autumn leaves. Leafophobics, look away.
In New Zealand, this past weekend has been a long one, with a day’s holiday for the Queen’s birthday. Only, it’s not even held on her actual birthday…
Anyhow, whilst we didn’t have a good old shindig in which to toast her HRH, we at Tawhero (that’s a royal ‘we’) were nevertheless very grateful for the extra day off. Here’s a few snaps of our long, leisurely weekend.
On our walk we came across this wonder:
I also did a lot of gardening. D helped me move bricks that were put down as paving along the side of our house. The paving served no purpose (it was in an awkward spot so walking on it was tricky) and was a NIGHTMARE to weed.
I will be reusing the bricks for various projects around our garden, and have replaced the bricks with some groundcover plants. These, and a layer of woodchips, will turn this high-maintenance strip of garden into a low-maintenance dream.
Oh, and I did this:
There was more walking, this time around Virginia Lake: