Monday…a day of no plans. Being owed some time off, I decided to have a day to myself, not particularly … More
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This week’s small pleasures: the Melbourne edition
This weekend saw us fly over The Ditch (as the Tasman Sea is affectionately known) for a mini break to Melbourne.
This week’s small pleasures #147
Here we are again, Monday evening, and a time for a round up of this week’s small pleasures. I missed The Propagator’s Six on Saturday this week as we were away for the weekend, but could not resist heading up this post with a photo of another of the miniature daffodils that have flowered and make our terrace look like spring.
This week’s small pleasures #103
I confess this wasn’t a particularly good week…I was on jury duty. While aspects were interesting, I found the whole … More
I firmly believe that as we get older, instead of forgetting our birthdays, we should continue to celebrate. No longer, … More
Waikato Weekend: Hamilton
Hamilton may not be everyone’s idea of a weekend destination, but there is a lot going on here, and of … More
This week’s small pleasures #94
So here we are again, Monday evening New Zealand time, and that moment of the week where we round up … More
Being a tourist in your own city: Thorndon village
When you live somewhere, you often take a lot of things for granted. I sometimes forget how privileged I am to be able to walk to work through the Botanic Gardens and part of Thorndon on my way to work.
A cup of tea would restore my normality
Despite a great trip to Sydney, a long weekend in the Wairarapa and last weekend’s short trip to Taranaki, this … More