365 in 2013

365 in 2013

Sunday: old family portraits and lillies
Sunday
Family portraits and lilies on the mantelpiece.

Monday: spring feeling and blossoms
Monday
There’s a lovely blossom tree near our house. I adore it.

Tuesday: this drain? It is not doing drain very well
Tuesday
This drain? It is not being a drain very well.

Wednesday: graffiti at Parliament
Wednesday
Graffiti on the grounds of Parliament.

Thursday: coworker present
Thursday
A coworker gave me a box of love heart sweets. I’ve been sending them around the complex. And eating far too many of them.

Friday: Charles Manson.
Friday
My drawing of Charlie currently lives with his biographies.

Saturday: so much rain it looks like impressionism
Saturday
So much rain outside looks like impressionism.

365 in 2013

365 in 2013

Sunday: guinness cake and card for my pops
Sunday
It was Father’s Day. I bought my dad a flagon of beer, made a chocolate-guinness cake, and gave him a card that referenced Biggie. You wish your dad was this cool.

Monday: I adore these orchids
Monday
I love these orchids we were given when we settled on our house. I wonder when they will die.

Tuesday: teeniest garden
Tuesday
Teeniest garden. Teeniest leaves.

Wednesday: alley way on the walk home
Wednesday
Ominous alleyway on the way home. I’ve never taken these stairs. I don’t think I ever will.

Wednesday: Foxglove post-artopening
Thursday
I felt like I was coming down with something but went to a friend’s exhibition anyway. Then we went to Foxglove for another glass of wine.

Friday: sick day
Friday
Sick day. While the sun blazed outside. Worst combination ever.

Saturday: civic square
Saturday
I needed fresh air. I went and sat in Civic square and drank a coffee.

Sunday: flowers in Thorndon
Sunday
Flowers in Thorndon. I met up with friends for coffee.

Monday: cooking paleo. Ish
Monday
Craig is eating 80% paleo and I’m trying to support him. It means we end up with unusual ingredients for our usual cupboard.

Tuesday: one of those days
Tuesday
Tuesday. It was one of those days. It always seems to be on a Tuesday.

Wednesday: rain all of the rain
Wednesday
We were promised apocalyptic storms. It just rained. A lot. But still …

Thursday: new Westpac sign
Thursday
There’s a new Westpac on Lambton Quay and they’ve used their logo as the W in Welly. It’s quite cute.

Friday: blue skies and old buildings
Friday
Blue sky, blue building, blue heart.

Saturday: rings on her fingers and bells on her toes
Saturday
With rings on her fingers and bells on her toes, she shall have music wherever she goes.
(This is a very sedate ring-day for me)

&

Beanie, glasses, and cricket face

365 in 2013

365 in 2013

Sunday: at Te Papa for Andy Warhol.
Sunday
Somehow I never make it to exhibitions until right before they close. This time it was Andy Warhol.

Monday: awning design at Zaika
Monday
I walk past Zaika a lot and never before noticed their awning design.

Tuesday: dawn through condensation
Tuesday
Another house sitting week begins. Dawn through condensation windows.

Wednesday: I love the colours in this display
Wednesday
Would a purple budgie candle be a frivolous purchase? That’s what I thought.

Thursday: watching politicians play Ripper Rugby
Thursday
Watching politicians and coworkers playing Ripper Rugby. It’s a thing.

Friday: Laura's cookbook was released and I dashed out to buy one.
Friday
The amazing, astounding, inimitable Laura‘s cookbook was released. I braved Lambton Quay at lunch time to get one and, let me tell you, it was worth it.

Saturday: weatherproof paint in a not-so-weather-proof tin
Saturday
Weatherproof paint in a not-so-weather-proof tin.

Sunday: Crab Shacking it up for Jayne's birthday
Sunday
Crab Shack-ing it up for my baby sister’s 22nd birthday. It was amazing.

Monday: my coffee shop, after hours
Monday
My weekday coffee shop, after hours.

Tuesday: the official release for Laura's book
Tuesday
Headed to a fancy bookshop for the official launch of the Hungry and Frozen cookbook.

Wednesday: heading to the Finale of BackBenches
Wednesday
Golden hour as I head to the finale of Back Benches.

Thursday: clear evening after a rainy day
Thursday
Freezing cold rainy day faded into a freezing cold clear night.

Friday: Daffodil day. I hate yellow flowers.
Friday
Daffodil day. I really hate yellow flowers.

Saturday: checking out the growlers at Black Dog
Saturday
Craig checking out the growlers at Black Dog brewery. Shopping for Father’s Day.