Festival to festival Christmas 2021 brought more surprises than the contents of Santa’s sack- the overnight and spectacular flowering of a cactus that had been dormant forever. Then completely out of the blue, the flowering of the porcelain plant or Hoya Carnisa with its weird waxy flowers. After years in a pot, and me wondering
The unseasonal rains has made for a much greener than usual summer. Lawns lie lush and verdant rather than dry and brown. The foliage is dense and vibrant. The vines are yet to harvest, the vintage delayed, as summer clings on for its last few days. For the Daily Post photo challenge It IS easy
Palm trees in the sun and before night fall, Anse Vata, Noumea. New Caledonia’s tropical climate makes for a perennial, if somewhat warm and often wet, spring on this South Pacific archepelago.