As you may have seen in Saturday’s post, we are now a household in isolation thanks to Covid. So I …
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Another day in lockdown, with 562 cases now. We’ll be dropping down to Level 3 here on Wednesday, but Auckland …
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I mentioned on Monday that I am taking some time off work – two weeks to be exact. Being at home means more time for reading (actually have two books on the go for the first time in ages), time to do some clutter clearing (I was very pleased with the results of reorganising the herbs and spices today), doing a new jigsaw, listening to podcasts and going for walks. I’ve also been browsing cookbooks, seeking ideas and inspiration now I have a bit more time to try things out
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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.
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There is a small vegetable market on Wednesdays down by the Pipitea Campus of the university which I may have …
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Mark Twain said: In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. Well, he wasn’t wrong.
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After a wet and wild night, the weather turned to autumn sunshine, much to Charlie’s delight, as he had been …
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It’s time again for this week’s small pleasures, a way of focussing the mind on the little things that bring a smile to the face.
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Since I was on holiday in Canberra and Melbourne last week, I have a lot of small pleasures to share, …
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So here we are again, with another round of this week’s small pleasures. I think this is such an important …
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