I have always been fascinated by albatrosses. With their size, ability to fly long distances and their sometimes comical take-offs … More
Cities don’t have to be places devoid of native wildlife. In fact, in some cases it can completely flourish there … More
A few things have happened this week in the world. The endless wait for the US election results (phew!) came … More
Ducks at the duck pond – pictures taken Friday 14th August and today, Wednesday 19th August when it was raining.
Well, things are getting back to ‘normal’ here in New Zealand as I mentioned in my post yesterday. Shops are … More
Since last week’s small pleasures post I have gone shopping, eaten out and bought flowers. I know. 6 weeks ago … More
It’s the busiest time of year for me at work, and so it is important for me to think of … More
From stormy weather to glorious sunshine, this has been a week of real changeable spring weather, marking the new season.
It’s Monday, it’s time for this week’s small pleasures. It is a lovely hot summer evening, we are well fed … 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.