Hello friends and family
On Sunday, Hiltrun, Elaine and I celebrated 1000+ likes on our Facebook page (Penguin Rescue – well worth following for great photos. Check out the latest video here. ) by having lunch at Hampden, travelling in Hiltrun’s new electric car, to Hampden’s launch of its electric car. Most of the locals that I know were there so I was very pleased. It says a lot that the event was so well supported. I will probably subscribe to the car for at least one year, to travel to Oamaru, and see how costly it works out to be.
Monday was warm and spring like, but on Tuesday a cold front blasted in. I realise now that the new windows are working very well – no more rattling and banging whenever it is breezy! Wednesday was my day for the Top-tip shop and it was very cold and very quiet. I spent the afternoon inside.
On Thursday, the weather warmed up and I worked in the reserve, tidying up more nest sites and shifting branches and fences. It was the last day on the job for the lighthouse painters and they expect that the lighthouse will be re-piled in the summer. This inspired me to burn the rubbish pile in the paddock. This is prunings and included quite a lot of flax so it was smoky.
Yesterday was a red-letter day – I was able to get back into gumboots again.
Have a great week!