Monday, January 16, 2012

we climb to the top of a steep grassy hill and stop to catch our breath
looking back across the rolling green farmland, black cows dot the landscape

Sunday, January 15, 2012

two energetic 7-month old German Shepherd puppies chase each other in great big circles around the flat green paddock

Saturday, January 14, 2012

branches of ancient plum tree laden with ripe red plums
I pick one and sink my teeth into its succulent flesh

Thursday, January 12, 2012

dull headache, limbs like lead, a scratchy throat
my body calls out for rest

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

my hamstring complains with a loud ache
holding me back as I stretch forward in janu sirsasana

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

thick fruity berry smoothie cold as ice
slips down my throat

Monday, January 9, 2012

salty flavours of roasted vegetables combine with feta cheese in a crusty pastry:
lunch at the Waipu cafe provides a savoury stop on our journey home