If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would be sitting outside, enjoying a cuppa and a warm, cheese scone. We would chat about books and what we are reading.
I’ve been asked by Natalie the Explorer to participate in a weekend coffee share, where bloggers from around the globe … More
Today is the last day of November, St Andrew’s Day (patron saint of several countries including Scotland) and also the … More
Gosh…week 47 of the year (according to my diary), and only 45 days until the end of the year (again, according to my diary).
It is Monday again, so time for a round up of this week’s small pleasures. I worked at home all … More
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.
This week’s small pleasures comes to you on the first day of my ‘staycation’. I’m taking a week off work … More
Gosh! The 200th small pleasures post! I feel I should celebrate in some way, or at least mark the occasion, but rather than go over old posts looking for highlights, I am just going to do my usual and do the normal weekly roundup. It is fun to do, and helps you appreciate all the little things that bring us joy.
At 3pm this afternoon, the Prime Minister announced that New Zealand is moving to Level 1 from midnight tonight. There … More
For part two of my personal highlights of 2019, I’m going to turn to tastes and travels. Whereas travels are … More