Happy Christmas from the Farmlet. We hope your day is filled with delicious food and congenial company, and that your Christmas gifts are only as exciting as you can manage after a large lunch.
Darling Daughter arrived at the farmlet last night. I knew she’d be hoping for a Christmas tree, but I hadn’t been organised enough. So this morning we went tree hunting. How’s your Christmas tree looking? Or do you prefer to… Continue Reading
This evening I rode Summer for the first time since our move to the farmlet. A combination of my absence due to Auckland commitments, winter weather, and eventually just sheer nerves (OMG, can I even remember how to ride?), has had one… Continue Reading
The Saddlery Warehouse catalogue arrived today. Big Spring Sale. We all gathered around. And there it was: Bonnie could hardly believe it. Her ideal Halloween costume! On Special, and modeled by Some Other Pony! I wouldn’t buy it for her. I… Continue Reading
I spent a few days this last week away from the farmlet while visiting AntiGene and UnklEd in the Bay of Plenty. In a beautiful collision of schedules, my stay overlapped with that of Cuzzie Ruth, and we all had a lovely catch up. It was a delightful interlude.… Continue Reading
Just a quick update to congratulate all the University of Auckland students who will graduate this week. One of them is Darling Daughter, who aced that Engineering Degree. Now she’s good to construct a flying fox, sign off on a rope bridge, design a pony… Continue Reading