Wednesday, 1 September 2010

More love for Welly-town

You know it was a hard winter when one lovely day has you all gahh gahh in love with the city you live in...

Design Sponge has also been appreciating our great wee city recently, and has put together a truly fantastic collection of places to shop, eat, drink and be in Wellington. I couldn't agree more with their recommendations. Included in the mix is the best little shop around, Swonderful, the finest place to drink coffee, Peoples Coffee, and the best new spot Monterey, finally a great little bar for my beloved old suburb Newtown...

Welcome Spring, thanks for coming!

"You can't beat Wellington on a good day...."

This is a slightly over used musing about the fine city in which I live. It is true of course. This place is glorious, and today on the first day of spring dear old Wellington put on a great display. True bliss. I got to send the day in the backyard working on a huge crane order, listening to tui's battle it out in the kowhai tree and watching my glorious little two year old neighbour frolic about in nothing but her sun hat. It could almost make you forget the umbrella annihilating winds and horizontal rains of late!

My little friend, Amelie (the aforementioned two year old). is mighty keen on getting hold of my rather large and fragile camera, so I wasn't able to snap away in the garden today, but these pictures set the mood!