Another week, another wee set of small pleasures. I took Thursday afternoon off work, and went shopping for birthday presents, … More
This final post focussed on our trip to Brisbane includes museums, galleries, monuments and statues…a bit of a miscellany of things to see and do. It is by no means a comprehensive guide, just a few random things to see in Brisbane.
It is Monday evening here, and it has been raining all day. It hasn’t been cold, just wet, and I … More
I confess this wasn’t a particularly good week…I was on jury duty. While aspects were interesting, I found the whole … More
I firmly believe that as we get older, instead of forgetting our birthdays, we should continue to celebrate. No longer, … More
And so we moved on to the last two stops on our European trip – Glasgow and Edinburgh. I’m from … More
Here we are again with a look back on this week’s small pleasures. There were some despite having a cold… … More
After our long train trip on the Northern Explorer, an excellent dinner on Friday evening, and a good night’s sleep we had a few hours to spend in Auckland before flying home.
…must come to an end as they say, and so our holiday over The Ditch drew to an end, with … More
A week that began with the Labour Day holiday on Monday, and ended with a weekend in Napier, is no bad week.