Six on Saturday 03.10.20

Gosh…October already…where has the year gone? It is well and truely spring here (see Wednesday’s post for proof!). My daffodils … More

Six on Saturday 26.09.20

Another week of spring weather, with stormy moments (125km winds…), rain, sunshine…nothing unusual for this time of year here. Our … 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.

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

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would, naturally, talk about the weather, about the cold, crisp … More

Six on Saturday 15.08.20

You may have seen that Covid-19 has ‘returned’ to New Zealand, and that the country is returning to some sort … More

This week’s small pleasures #201

Here we are almost at the end of July already, and, bit by bit, the mornings are definitely getting brighter. We have had several days of bright, winter sun, and it looks like a few more days to come as well, which of course always lifts the spirits and gladdens the heart. So without further ado, here are some of this week’s small pleasures