Sunday, March 04, 2018

SLEEPY SUNDAY

I'm still in bed, cos seriously, I have no real need to get up!

But I shall, cos my cousin Dulcie and her hubby are here and I should be sociable and polite eh?

They are heading back to the lake to watch their son rowing at some point.  

It has been really lovely having them visit, we don't get that many visitors apart from the kids.

Today?  Not sure.  Stew did all the lawns and so on yesterday, and I got everything done that I needed to do.

So, the day is pretty much whatever we want to do.

Perhaps a drive somewhere?  We will see, but for now, I'm off to socialise with me family visitors.


 ABOVE:  My cousin gave us a pot plant and chocolates as a house warming present!  
Do you think I should tell her every houseplant I ever have dies?
Nah, I shall plant it in the garden, that way it has a chance of surviving! lol


 ABOVE:  I ended up hanging the Polish Pottery heart in the family room... it just did not 'go' with what was in the lounge at all.
Here it looks fine.


ABOVE: And the glass heart and little white hearts got added onto my painting above my bed.  They look good!  This 'painting' has had things added/taken off over the years.  It's like a changing work of art... using mixed media.
I love it.  I made it in 2007 and it has changed quite a few times now.

ONWARD...

10 am:  And our visitors have left and we are contemplating our day.  I've decided we are going to go to the Blue Springs at Putaruru.
They are said to be beautiful.  I feel like it's such a lovely day, perfect for a walk in the countryside. *smiles*

Griffin is not that enthusiastic, but he's gunna get dragged along.  I want to get him out of his bedroom!

2.31 pm:  Home from our little trip.  The Blue Springs are gorgeous... hard to capture just how crystal clear the water is!









 ABOVE:  I'm glad we walked to the spring from the Leslie Road end!  It was only about 10 minutes to get to the springs. 
It is a stinking hot day!

After visiting the springs, we went back to Tirau and had a  lovely lunch... and I popped into the gift shop at the top of the hill, aptly named Notting Hill.

I had completely forgotten they stock Polish Pottery!...


ABOVE:  They had quite a selection, so I mulled over several pieces before choosing this:


ABOVE:  I am trying to remember if you can cook in Polish Pottery?  Anyone know?  I reckon this is the perfect sized dish for just two of us... which will happen one day eh?  ALL.  GOING.  TO.  PLAN.

Those kids have to leave one day! lol

Well the rest of the day has been quiet... so nice.
We didn't even bother to cook dinner tonight, just had left overs from the fridge.

Not really done that too often, but we had a really good lunch so didn't need a big dinner.

I'm watching the very last episode of Liar,  gripping stuff.

12 comments:

  1. lOVELY THE WAY YOU HAVE DISPLAYED YOUR LOVELY NEW HOLIDAY FINDS. HAVE A FAB DAY SOUNDS LIKE ANOTHER LOVELY PLACE TO TICK OFF THE LIST

    ENJOY.. OOPS ,,,sorry this was in caps and dont know how to shrink it . Wasnt meaning to shout So sorry..

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  2. Lorraine H.3:21 PM

    Love the photo's from the Blue Springs.So tranquil.

    Re your Polish Pottery.I have looked up about it.Yes it can be used "From Oven or Microwave to Table to Dishwasher".Perfect for everyday use.This Stoneware is so Special it is extraordinarily Chip & Fade Resistant.Hope that's of help for you Chris.

    Southgirl.

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    1. Oh awesome! Thanks for that Lorraine.

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  3. I am speechless lol 2 words to sum up every picture you sent.

    Totally Awesome So NZ pristine and all within easy reach for a day trip like all our hidden places ...

    Making me homesick again Love the Polish collections also

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  4. The Blue Springs are spectacular. What a beautiful country you live in!

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  5. Anonymous5:40 PM

    What a beautiful place! And Griffin sure looks happy he was dragged out of bed lol

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  6. Anonymous5:53 PM

    Sounds like you've had a great day good on you for getting Griffin out for bed lol. 2 years ago today since our little girl left us George's Mum.

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  7. Anonymous8:12 PM

    What a lovely spot to visit.. it reminds me of a place near us called The Blue Lake near Mt Gambier in South Australia. The lake changes colour due to the season. Varies from brilliant blue the grey.
    Dee

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  8. Lovely photos and so clear do you have your camera back yet?

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  9. Lovely, lovely. Beautiful pictures.

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  10. Griffin sure is a cutie! Beautiful scenery there!

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