This week’s small pleasures should be subtitled ‘the Auckland edition’ because the focus this week is our weekend trip to Auckland.
Whenever I start writing a small pleasures post, I start with looking at what photos I have taken during the week. Sometimes they inspire, sometimes there isn’t a lot to report. This week there were lots of small pleasures, including three days of holiday.
Today (Monday 7 June) is a public holiday in New Zealand.
Some weeks are better than others, and what with not feeling particularly well at the start, and then some pretty miserable weather at the end, it wasn’t the best week.
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