The cage gilding fell off

Well, bugger. We knew delta variant was likely to ‘get in’ to New Zealand, we knew that a rapid lockdown was the almost guaranteed result, but knowing the punch is coming doesn’t seem to mean that your stomach does hurt when fist and gut collide. I’m back to taking comfort from the mountains – luckyContinue reading “The cage gilding fell off”

Contrasts

Sitting in a cafĂ© in Sumner, Christchurch, reminds me how much I like contrasts. Sumner and Gibbston are quite different in a considerable number of ways. In Gibbston at present there is snow on the mountains (if a rather thin cover for mid winter) while in Christchurch yesterday the sun and warm air felt likeContinue reading “Contrasts”

Dancing to the music

Today was a less good lockdown day. I was glooming my way through a rebuild of a drawer unit this afternoon. I had managed to make the drawers the wrong way round, which meant they were 24mm too narrow. That didn’t seem too problematic until I also discovered I had made the drawers 24mm tooContinue reading “Dancing to the music”