My indirect commute to my home office (via the port hills) was moist and the views murky... but it feels good to blow the stink off of a morning.

Pretty stunning late autumn outlook over the Canterbury Plains this morning... (with a Southerly front due to blow in tonight, so enjoying it while we can!)

Another view across the Canterbury Plain from higher up the road (a couple days prior)...

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View over the plains from a recent ride up a hill (just before the current rainy patch hit over the weekend).

Today we put some time into crafting our "lizardarium"... Some sunny old roofing tiles arranged to provide hiding spaces for skinks, with a pile of earth behind to provide warmth...

And after a bike ride up a hill with my boy I can afford to tuck into a couple...

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Thanks to Carlos Cordero for the inspiration for these torrejas (banana fritters) with lime juice and cinnamon sugar. Yu-um!

Hah, forgot I'd made a video, which I attached to the last post by accident. Here're some pics...

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And my wife made her first ever batch of focaccia bread. Success, big time!

My wife's been industrious. Enjoying some mixed fruit "lockdown pie" with my morning cuppa...

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