Yesterday, Sunday, was Anzac Day, the day on which New Zealand and Australia remember all those who killed in war and also honours returned servicemen and women. T
This week’s small pleasures comes to you on the Wellington Anniversary holiday. What a treat it is to have a long weekend like this during the summer after being back at work for two weeks!
This will be the last small pleasures post of 2020, and also my penultimate post of the year. In the past, I have done a series of highlights of the year, but it just doesn’t feel right at the moment.
Two hundred and twenty two small pleasures posts! Gosh…I have been writing on this themes for quite a while, and … More
I’ve been sitting for ages trying to think of a good opening sentence for this week’s small pleasures post. It was a week where we ate out at a favourite restaurant, when it felt that summer was here when we went to Thorndon Fair (not today though…rain again) and when we lit candles to mark the second Sunday in Advent.
So here we are on a rather grey, windy and rainy Monday, and time to recall the small pleasures of the week and ignore the weather outside. First up, of course, we have to mention Jacinda Ardern being elected for a second term.
Here we are with the first small pleasures post of October. Spring is well and truly here, with lighter evenings, flowers everywhere and the promise of warmer days to come.
This week’s small pleasures comes to you on the first day of my ‘staycation’. I’m taking a week off work … More
It is Monday again and time to reflect on this week’s small pleasures. There were flowers, there was food, there … More
I know I am not the only one to be startled to find we are already in August. 2020 has … More