For most of 2020, I have made a note each day of three things that have brought me joy, made me smile or just feel grateful for at that particular moment.
Photos taken in the Botanic Gardens on Tuesday afternoon. It was a bit grey, but not with all these signs … More
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.
Walking home from work…the early October edition…with spring flowers, new leaves on the oak trees, and a walk through the … More
Here we are with the first small pleasures post of October. Spring is well and truly here, with lighter evenings, flowers everywhere and the promise of warmer days to come.
Today’s Wordless Wednesday comes from The Botanic Gardens in Wellington. Tulips and flowers galore…and even a little bit of red … More
What a week! We have had storms and we have had sunshine (sometimes both in one day). I received notification … More
Mark Twain said: In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. Well, he wasn’t wrong.
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.
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…