Wednesday, October 25, 2006

More challenges....

Right now I want to go outside and at least try and water the plants, but .... as I went to open the deck doors I discovered this staring at me! It was (and possibly still is) between the front door and the deck doors so escape (for me) is not looking good. I have telephoned my father-in-law and although he assures me that if it is long (which it definately is!) and doesn't have a triangular head (I'm not 100% sure on that...) then I shouldn't worry - it won't kill me. However coming from a country where we have "no snakes" I am not taking any chances.... I think I will just keep using the back door until I am sure all the snakes have gone into hybernation! By the way - the photos are taken from behind thick glass!

On a much nicer note I spread the joy of pumpkin muffins a little more today at one of my "internationalisation" classes at a local primary school. With two classes combined the total students add up to 4 so it is not difficult to get everyone involved. We even made enough mini-muffins from one batch for all the students and teachers in the entire school to have one each... a grand total of 36 (including me...).

4 comments:

  1. Kia Ora! Joe,

    Sometimes I need more careful when I read your blog because of "shocking photos" appear on top.

    YOU ARE BRAVE WOMAN!!!

    Thanks Kabosu Marmalade,I'll enjoy my breakfast and tea time with this.

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  2. I'm sure that's the snake I saw twice in June round by the rock garden. It has only grown alittle since then.

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  3. HI Mika,
    Thank you for your comment and thank you also for eating my jam. I hope you enjoy it!
    The snake is no longer around our house.... I got too scared of it so hit it over the head! I hated doing it, but I couldn't go outside without being scared....
    Please come and visit us again soon.
    Jo

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  4. Mum - it may have been the same one, but then again maybe the other one I saw today was your friend.... one down but obviously still many to go!

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