Mac has a new, two day a week, temporary job in Tauranga, which brings in a lot more money than lawn mowing and tree planting, but means staying away one night a week which neither of us likes.
I have a part time, casual job - my first paid employment for 34 years - taking little trees out of little pots and putting them in bigger pots for Mac to plant out next winter.
inga bean / ice cream bean tree or two.
The elections spoiled things a bit. Well, a lot really, but it's done and we just have to live in hope of a better result next time.
As always, spring brings my birthday, and I had a lovely party.
After losing my last hive, I was very sad, until someone rang and offered me a swarm of bees.
But the wild carrot, that I love, perseveres.
I must put the bird netting over the strawberries, but in the meantime the rhubarb keeps on giving.