Botanical tea and curious dachshunds among the flowers

09 June 2017 It has been a very busy morning for us. Reggie and I dashed about doing some last-minute shopping for our big trip to Europe. I had asked Reggie whether we could take some gifts with us, that we could give to friends overseas. We got some delicious chocolates, which were handmade right … More Botanical tea and curious dachshunds among the flowers

Fluttering butterflies, colourful birds, and sluggish iguanas at hot and humid Butterfly World

21 March 2013 Today, we visited Butterfly World, which happened to be one of the items on my Exciting Wish List. Reggie had told me that she and Richard had visited here sometime last year (see her blog), and that it was the most magical kingdom of butterflies and birds, with all kinds of other … More Fluttering butterflies, colourful birds, and sluggish iguanas at hot and humid Butterfly World

A visit to the nursery to purchase some lemon thyme, lemon balm – and catnip!

16 March 2013 “I’m going to the nursery this morning, Flat Kathy,” said Reggie. “Do you want to come along? “Ooh yes, are we buying some replacement catnip for Miss Tuffy-Cat?” I asked, eagerly climbing into the passenger seat and fastening my seatbelt. As you may recall from a previous post, the Cat’s ‘nip situation … More A visit to the nursery to purchase some lemon thyme, lemon balm – and catnip!

Oh horror – is that the Grim Reaper on the Black River?!

24 February 2013 Last week, Reggie and I were driving over one of the bridges that cross the Black River near Pinelands, when she braked sharply. “What on earth is that?” she exclaimed, peering through the passenger side window, as she drove slowly across the bridge. “Flat Kathy, look over there on the river, did … More Oh horror – is that the Grim Reaper on the Black River?!