Kia ora koutou. Photos from August …
The Papanui Parallel rural stop looked even more bucolic than usual, as the sheep took over.
We went for a bike ride to town, and the sky went through a series of glorious changes.
Bernardine Evaristo in the first episode of the Auckland Writers Festival Winter Series.
A bike ride into town.
Margaret Mahy Playground.
The Christchurch Swing.
Detour pump track, back in action.
New Regent Street.
Mrs Higgins Cookies, open for contactless pre-orders.
The Bridge of Remembrance.
Bollard signs near Te Pae, the convention centre.
Rydges Hotel, fenced off.
Pick up sushi from Sushi Fresh on Barbadoes Street.
Wild cloud formation.
Fish and chips from Super Wok on Barbadoes Street.
I find this empty section has a bucolic air to it.
First takeaways! Saket Indian Restaurant in Edgeware, doing contactless pickups.
Delivery from Grizzly Baked Goods. There are hot cross buns in the bag.
Working from home this week has been in tandem with house repairs.
Neighbourhood tī kōuka.
Teddy bears and tī kōuka.
Sky like the cover of a yacht rock album.
The day after Anzac Day, and we went off again cyclincg down the Papanui Parallel. This time, we decided to go full Papanui and turn down Main North Road and then down Papanui Road.
This is the war memorial on the corner.
Cycling through Abberley Park. Another chance to check on the wintering monarch butterflies.
No clothing in the clothing bin, please.