For part two of my personal highlights of 2019, I’m going to turn to tastes and travels. Whereas travels are … More
It is the Labour Day holiday weekend, and so this sunny Monday I have been at home, catching up with … More
As I mentioned in my last post, we were in Auckland at the weekend, and popped over to Devonport for … More
Here we are again, Monday evening, and a time for a round up of this week’s small pleasures. I missed The Propagator’s Six on Saturday this week as we were away for the weekend, but could not resist heading up this post with a photo of another of the miniature daffodils that have flowered and make our terrace look like spring.
This is probably the most difficult round up of the year, as I just know I will miss things. There … More
January Our trip to Sydney. Penrith, to the west of Sydney, reached 47.3C, the highest temperature recorded by a weather station … More
Last weekend, we headed up to Auckland and sailed over to Waiheke Island, a mere 35 minute ferry-ride from the … More
It’s Friday evening, the skies are grey, it is cold outside, but inside there is the lovely smell of cooking … More
This time of year, with it being summer holiday time in the Northern Hemisphere, and winter holiday time in the … More
After our long train trip on the Northern Explorer, an excellent dinner on Friday evening, and a good night’s sleep we had a few hours to spend in Auckland before flying home.