I know I am not the only one to be startled to find we are already in August. 2020 has … More
Here we are almost at the end of July already, and, bit by bit, the mornings are definitely getting brighter. We have had several days of bright, winter sun, and it looks like a few more days to come as well, which of course always lifts the spirits and gladdens the heart. So without further ado, here are some of this week’s small pleasures
Gosh! The 200th small pleasures post! I feel I should celebrate in some way, or at least mark the occasion, but rather than go over old posts looking for highlights, I am just going to do my usual and do the normal weekly roundup. It is fun to do, and helps you appreciate all the little things that bring us joy.
I think that we can all agree that some weeks are better than others, and last week was not a … More
This past week saw both a trip up to Napier (see Thursday’s post about wine tasting and my next post … More
On Sunday morning, during that awake but not wanting to get out of bed because it is the weekend moment, I listened to an episode of the podcast, The Happiness Lab.
It was a week in which we had a lot of rain…and I mean a lot of rain. The skies … More
It is a grey and wet Monday and I went back to work at the office today, so it is … More
At 3pm this afternoon, the Prime Minister announced that New Zealand is moving to Level 1 from midnight tonight. There … More
It is the first day of June, the Queen’s Birthday holiday here in New Zealand (complete with a 21 gun salute at noon) and also the start of winter.