I may be a little early this month, but with Wednesday being my non-working day, it is a good opportunity … More
As some of you know, I don’t work on a Wednesday. It gives me time to catch up, make appointments, … More
The month of February was a dire month for reading. I started a book I didn’t like and couldn’t finish. Thanks to some light reading in terms of Sandi Toksvig’s memoirs, I got back in the mood again. So to what I have read recently.
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
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.
Gosh what a week it has been…personally and globally. It is hard to know where to start. So, I will … More
The news this week has hardly been joyful…from coronavirus to the fires continuing in Australia to Brexit there is not … More
Here we are again with a round up of this week’s small pleasures, the last one before Christmas. It is … More
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would decide from the outset to avoid politics. Instead, we … More