It is hard to believe it is already half way through January already. Holidays seem far away and the daily … More
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This week’s small pleasures come to you from a week which straddled two years. We all have our views on … More
Normally at this time of year I look back at small pleasures of the year, but somehow it doesn’t seem … More
This will be the last small pleasures post of 2020, and also my penultimate post of the year. In the past, I have done a series of highlights of the year, but it just doesn’t feel right at the moment.
Two hundred and twenty two small pleasures posts! Gosh…I have been writing on this themes for quite a while, and … More
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Here we are, already half way through the month, with holidays fast approaching. I can hardly wait for the summer … More
Greetings SoSers from a sunny Wellington, after many a rainy day this week. It has been wet and warm, the sort of weather that makes my hair frizz and things grow. I only have five more working days to go until three weeks of summer/Christmas holiday and I honestly can’t wait to be free of sitting at a computer all day.
I’ve been sitting for ages trying to think of a good opening sentence for this week’s small pleasures post. It was a week where we ate out at a favourite restaurant, when it felt that summer was here when we went to Thorndon Fair (not today though…rain again) and when we lit candles to mark the second Sunday in Advent.