Sunday, August 14, 2011
GLAD TO BE HOME
So good to be in our own environment.
This afternoon snow fell in Wellington, a once in lifetime event. I don't remember snow ever falling there. So much for me boasting spring had arrived. We had a light hail storm this afternoon.
We knew that cold stormy weather was on the way but I had hoped to do some planting today. Winter with avengeance and I don't think the storm has arrived yet. So sad for South Island farmers and their animals. They have a week of snow and ice with blizzard conditions in some areas.
It's even snowing in Wellington, a once in lifetime event. I don't remember snow ever falling there.
The remaining photos were taken yesterday early in the morning before I packed to come home.
Just in case you are curious Simpsons Beach, where my mother lives, has a strip of black sand above the high tide mark. This is also a gold bearing sand. I hope it never becomes an economic proposition.