This week’s small pleasures #232

On Saturday night, the government announced that all of New Zealand, except Auckland, is going back up to Covid-alert Level 2. Auckland is now at Level 3, after more community outbreaks in the south of the city.

This week’s small pleasures #230

I started getting this post together on Sunday, and had to change my planned intro, as at 7pm we heard … More

This week’s small pleasures #229

Summer continues, with more sunny days, blue skies…and the odd bits of rain, which is of course great for the … More

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…the weekend coffee share edition

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…on this sunny Sunday morning, we would be sharing croissants and … More

This week’s small pleasures #228

Can you believe it is the 1st February already? I certainly can’t. There are lots of things I was going … More

Weekend coffee share: Sunday morning

I’ve been asked by Natalie the Explorer to participate in a weekend coffee share, where bloggers from around the globe … More

This week’s small pleasures #225

What a week in world news…from a plane crash in Indonesia, to the never ending tales of Covid, to the … More

Words on Wednesday: 2020 as it was

Normally at this time of year I look back at small pleasures of the year, but somehow it doesn’t seem … More

This week’s small pleasures #223

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.