This week’s small pleasures #218

For most of 2020, I have made a note each day of three things that have brought me joy, made me smile or just feel grateful for at that particular moment.

This week’s small pleasures #217

Gosh…week 47 of the year (according to my diary), and only 45 days until the end of the year (again, according to my diary).

Words on Wednesday…reading in October

I love reading but often find it hard to carve out the time. I walk to work, so don’t have a commute on which to read.

Highlights of 2019 Part 1: books, films and podcasts

The other week, a friend asked me to list my ten favourite books. The first five came to me easily, … More

Words on Wednesday: Three Historic Houses

st week was Wellington Heritage week, an opportunity to see inside familiar and not so familiar houses and buildings around the city. This year I managed to get to see three listed heritage buildings in Thorndon. It was a gloriously sunny day, so lovely to walk through the Botanic Gardens to see the three houses open for the event.

This week’s small pleasures #159

Here we are again, Monday evening, and time for a round up of some of this week’s small pleasures. It … More

This week’s small pleasures: the Melbourne edition

This weekend saw us fly over The Ditch (as the Tasman Sea is affectionately known) for a mini break to Melbourne.

This week’s small pleasures #151

This week’s small pleasures is coming to you on a Sunday again, not because I am travelling but because I am going to a Wellington on a Plate event.