The pohutukawas are out in full bloom - they are amazing this year, a very rich much darker red than usual. Frank and Juen have the most spectacular ones in their garden and we get the benefit! this is the view from our bedroom And as I type this I can hear a tui singing away in the garden - lovely! We also have a pair of these visiting us every day. and our bottle brush in flowering for the first time ever Oh and the sun is shining! Isn't life grand!