Today is Anzac Day, the national day of remembrance in New Zealand and Australia. Covid restrictions have meant slightly different … More
When I first heard of the concept of ‘word of the year’, I thought what a great idea, and decided … More
As we approach the end of a year, like many of us, I’m taking a few moments to look back … More
Today (Monday 7 June) is a public holiday in New Zealand.
I always start this post on a Sunday, and to be honest had to really think about what to write … More
Here we are in May already, and time for the first small pleasures post of the month. It is autumn … More
Here we are, half way through March already. As I mentioned on Saturday, you can really feel autumn is at … More
The past week seems to have drifted by, with sunshine, rain and a little wind, heralding the last days of summer and the start of autumn. I have already seen feijoas for sale.
On Saturday night, the government announced that all of New Zealand, except Auckland, is going back up to Covid-alert Level 2. Auckland is now at Level 3, after more community outbreaks in the south of the city.
I started getting this post together on Sunday, and had to change my planned intro, as at 7pm we heard … More