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.
If you have followed my blog for a while, you will be familiar with my Small Pleasures posts. You may … More
This week’s small pleasures #196
It was a week in which we had a lot of rain…and I mean a lot of rain. The skies … More
This week’s small pleasures #177
The news this week has hardly been joyful…from coronavirus to the fires continuing in Australia to Brexit there is not … More
This week’s small pleasures #175
One of life’s small pleasures is the Monday holiday. That extra day that means a long weekend, and a shorter … More
This week’s small pleasures #151
This week’s small pleasures is coming to you on a Sunday again, not because I am travelling but because I am going to a Wellington on a Plate event.
Thoughts on Thursday: autumn
After a rather blustery couple of days, we are back to blue skies and sunshine, but I, on the other hand, am feeling lousy. Nothing more serious than the dull aches, dry throat and desire to sleep off the start of a cold, but enough for me to take a day of work, have both a morning nap and an afternoon nap, and read a book.
Just good food from fresh ingredients
One thing I love is food shopping. Seeing piles of fruit and vegetables piled high, rows of fresh bread, stacks … More
A weekend away: Waiheke Island
Last weekend, we headed up to Auckland and sailed over to Waiheke Island, a mere 35 minute ferry-ride from the … More
This week’s small pleasures #101
Here we are again, with the 101st small pleasures post! I feel I ought to celebrate or something….anyway, here we … More