Wednesday dawned, a bit grey, but warm. With not having to work midweek, I treat myself to a leisurely breakfast, … More
It is the first of September, the start of spring. A season to clear the cobwebs away, make plans and … More
Wednesday is my non-working day of the week, and I normally go out for lunch, pick up bits of shopping, … More
So here we are again, at lockdown level 4 for the whole of New Zealand for three days, Auckland and … More
A man flew from Sydney to Wellington on Friday evening, local time. He went to his hotel, enjoyed breakfast at a cafe in town, lunch at another one, visited exhibitions, went shopping, enjoyed a drink in a bar. After returning to Sydney on Monday morning, he went for a Covid-19 test which returned positive (he had had his first dose of vaccine).
Today (Monday 7 June) is a public holiday in New Zealand.
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…I would tell you how much I enjoy not working on … More
Although summer is my favourite season (if I had to have one), there is a lot to like about autumn … More
As I mentioned in a previous post, I have just moved to a trial four day working week. Wednesdays are going to be my ‘day off’, and I need to really think how to use the time.
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.