Monthly Archives: September 2012

Styx-Arahura Valley

Swingbridge over the Arahura River

Wednesday September 19 was a good day for a walk but overcast and I didn’t think I’d take any photos. But who could resist water this colour, and such fabulous rock formations? You won’t believe the name of this gorge … Continue reading

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Green Soup

Before you say “yuck” and move on to something more interesting, find out how easy it is to make a delicious healthy soup. I used cavolo nero which is sometimes classified as cabbage and sometimes as kale but I’ve also … Continue reading

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Early Spring 2012

Nothing quite says “spring” like asparagus. About a week ago we planted seven more asparagus crowns in raised beds. Three went into the one we planted asparagus in two years ago to replace a few that didn’t make it. Four … Continue reading

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Sewell Peak—we see it from our house

Sewell Peak is across State Highway 7 and the Grey River from our house, it is what we see when we look north. We’ve always wanted to walk to the top and had our chance on September 1 with three … Continue reading

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