Words on Wednesday: Akaroa

On Saturday, the second day of our weekend trip to Christchurch, we drove over to Akaroa, around an hour and … More

This week’s small pleasures #213

So here we are on a rather grey, windy and rainy Monday, and time to recall the small pleasures of the week and ignore the weather outside. First up, of course, we have to mention Jacinda Ardern being elected for a second term.

This week’s small pleasures #212

So….here we are…another Monday…..and the skies are grey and the rain is pouring down in contrast to weather earlier last … More

This week’s small pleasures #209

It is Monday again, so time for a round up of this week’s small pleasures. I worked at home all … More

Six on Saturday 19.09.20

Today the sun is shining, but if you had asked me on Friday morning, I would have given you quite … More

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would be sipping tLeafTea’s Earl Grey blue flower and eating … More

Wordless Wednesday

The photographs in this week’s Wordless Wednesday post were all taken on Saturday morning around 08:15am as I walked along … More

Six on Saturday 12.09.20

After a cold week, with lots of rain (including the sort rain that wakes you up at 4am), today was … More

This week’s small pleasures #207

In all honesty, I struggled a bit this week to find some small pleasures. It was just one of those weeks – bad weather, the cancellation of a foodie event and the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Venus Rising programme due to Level 2 restrictions, and feeling a bit under the weather. But as usual, there were things to bring a smile and to remind us of the good things that are around us.