We are still on holiday, taking extra days to enjoy the summer. Many people went back to work today, some … More
The days around Christmas and New Year are, if you are on holiday like we are, a chance to go those places that at weekends get forgotten in the piles of ironing, grocery shopping and laundry.
I’m sure like me you struggle to remember what day of the week it is at this time of year. … More
This time next week will be Christmas Eve, so there will be no Small Pleasures post as we will be … More
Sunday saw us head down to the annual Thorndon Fair, held the first Sunday of December, just in time for … More
It is Monday evening here, and it has been raining all day. It hasn’t been cold, just wet, and I … More
So it is Friday evening here, a week with heavy rain and sunshine (and in the same day), a week that was busy at work, a week in which Karl ate a halloumi and mushroom burger (and good it was too) and a week in which I binged listened to Australian true crime podcast Teacher’s Pet.
Here we are again with my weekly roundup of small pleasures. There is quite a variety this week, so let’s … More
The weather is definitely getting warmer, and we have had a lovely (mostly) sunny weekend. We are seeing the last … More
“Is the spring coming?” he said. “What is it like?”… “It is the sun shining on the rain and the … More