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 #206

It is the last day of August, and as the calendar ticks over tomorrow to the 1st September, we properly see us enter spring.

This week’s small pleasures #203

It is Monday again and time to reflect on this week’s small pleasures. There were flowers, there was food, there … More

This week’s small pleasures #202

I know I am not the only one to be startled to find we are already in August. 2020 has … More

This week’s small pleasures #193

It is the first day of June, the Queen’s Birthday holiday here in New Zealand (complete with a 21 gun salute at noon) and also the start of winter.

This week’s small pleasures #191

It is hard to know where to begin this week. The fact that there have been very few new cases … More

An apple is sometimes an excellent thing

I’ll be honest and say I have a love/hate relationship with apples. On one hand, nothing beats the crunch of … More

This week's small pleasures #183

Where to begin this week’s small pleasures, when today our Prime Minister announced that New Zealand would go into a … More

This week’s small pleasures #178

This week’s small pleasures is coming to you on Sunday evening, New Zealand time, as tomorrow evening I am off … More

This week’s small pleasures #163

Here we are again with a round up of a few small pleasures. We had gorgeous weather all weekend, with … More