This week’s small pleasures #218

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.

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 #211

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.

This week’s small pleasures #210

What a week! We have had storms and we have had sunshine (sometimes both in one day). I received notification … More

This week’s small pleasures #208

Mark Twain said: In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. Well, he wasn’t wrong.

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.