Wednesday dawned, a bit grey, but warm. With not having to work midweek, I treat myself to a leisurely breakfast, … More
Well…cases of ‘you know what’ in the Waikato has put Hamilton and surrounding area into a Level 3 lockdown. Meanwhile, … More
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would, of course, talk about the weather. About flooding in … More
ting here on Sunday afternoon, staring out at a damp (but not nearly as bad as yesterday) and grey world. The news is awful just now which ever way you turn, and conversation seems to only be about when we will get our vaccines and how we would love to travel to see loved ones. But then I stop and reconsider the world outside my window – everything is green, the bulbs are coming up, the clouds are clearing a bit (it did rain later), the kākā are calling raucously and there is a shepherd’s pie ready to go into the oven for dinner. Maybe things are not so bad after all.
There are some weeks that are full of small pleasures, there are some where you have to look for them. … More
This week began cold and wet, and ended sunny and bright – still chilly, but the sort of weather a … More
In a week that saw Wellington go back up to Covid Alert Level 2 (extended on Sunday for another 48 hours), closure of the Trans Tasman bubble for a few days, and lots of rain, it has been even more important to think about the small pleasures in life.
Whenever I start writing a small pleasures post, I start with looking at what photos I have taken during the week. Sometimes they inspire, sometimes there isn’t a lot to report. This week there were lots of small pleasures, including three days of holiday.
One of life’s pleasures for me, and for many of you out there, is finding a favourite café to sit … More
In a week that saw the opening of the Trans Tasman bubble, the death at far too early an age … More