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Pauline's Paddock · 14h ago

And so to Langs

I could really feel the fresh breeze from up on the hill above Langs Beach and it appeared to be keeping people off the beach, too. But down on the beach it wasn't as cold as I expected.  Al...
Pauline's Paddock · 5d ago

Another long way home

Coming home from Matakana last Thursday I decided the day was too lovely to waste coping with all the traffic on the highway, so I came home 'over the hill' to Leigh and then carried on the ...
Pauline's Paddock · 6d ago

A clean sweep

I didn't get to see the finished Catwalk Art entry as it appeared on the stage.  I know the results, though.  My daughter-in-law, Heather and her friend Pam made a clean sweep of the prizes....
Pauline's Paddock · 1W ago

The creatives

Yesterday, quite unexpectedly, I had the opportunity to see my creative daughter-in-law, Heather and her equally creative friend, Pam at work finalising their entry into a Wearable Arts Comp...
Pauline's Paddock · 1W ago

Flame trees

I'm waiting for the flame trees to flower in the hilly paddocks beside the road to the 'other' farm.  I've often wondered why they are considered a weed and finally asked Mr Google.  Apparan...
Pauline's Paddock · 2W ago

Warmer

Georgia and I had a taste of summer yesterday.  It was warm enough for her to have a little lay down in the sun  at the lake.  She was looking for tadpoles, didn't see any.  I was more inter...
Pauline's Paddock · 2W ago

Young males

The sights of spring are many.  Things that usually go un-noticed suddenly grab my attention.  A little stand of trees a short distance into a paddock beside the road looked so lovely yester...
Pauline's Paddock · 3W ago

Spring

There's no denying spring has sprung.  Not that I want to deny it, after all I've been waiting for it.  To be precise I'm waiting for summer but spring has to be endured first.  The wet weat...
Pauline's Paddock · 1M ago

My Lucky Day

You know how they say things happen in threes?  It's true!  I thought my day was pretty good when a little bundle of joy arrived for a visit - my nearly one year old great-grand-daughter.  A...
Pauline's Paddock · 2M ago

The road in

As I go to and from the lodge in the Tangihua Forest I am constantly stopping to take photos.  The more frequently I do it, the more differences I notice.  The bush always looks different, d...