There’s been a lot going on this week: our boiler collapsed so we have no hot water as I mentioned … More
The year in review 2021
As we approach the end of a year, like many of us, I’m taking a few moments to look back … More
This week’s small pleasures #259
Another week over and time to think about the small pleasures of the past few days. There was sunshine, there … More
This week’s small pleasures #236
Today (Monday 7 June) is a public holiday in New Zealand.
This week’s small pleasures #225
Another week, another set of small pleasures, those little things that bring us joy and a smile to our faces. Autumn is here, so it is time to plan reading lists, trawl recipe books for seasonal eating ideas and look forward to the Easter break. So without further ado, here are some of the good things of the past week.
This week’s small pleasures #233
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.
This week’s small pleasures #219
Today is the last day of November, St Andrew’s Day (patron saint of several countries including Scotland) and also the … More
This week’s small pleasures #218
For most of 2020, I have made a note each day of three things that have brought me joy, made me smile or just feel grateful for at that particular moment.
This week’s small pleasures #215
Who can believe it is November already? 2020 has been such a strange year we all agree. Forgetting the headlines … More
This week’s small pleasures #209
It is Monday again, so time for a round up of this week’s small pleasures. I worked at home all … More