I’ve been doing these small pleasures posts for over two years now, and still find them quite fun to do. … More
It is February already – can you believe it? We have had a lot of lovely, sunny summer days, and have been making the most of the season.
I’m sure like me you struggle to remember what day of the week it is at this time of year. … More
This week’s small pleasures comes to you as Christmas approaches at an ever increasing speed. Anyway, first up is the … More
It is Friday, the sun is shining, and I took an extra day off work (Monday is the Labour Day holiday here in New Zealand). What is not to like? Well, the fact I have a cold. Never mind, it hasn’t stopped me enjoying some good things to eat this week.
Last weekend, we headed up to Auckland and sailed over to Waiheke Island, a mere 35 minute ferry-ride from the … More
Hamilton may not be everyone’s idea of a weekend destination, but there is a lot going on here, and of … More
Today, Monday, is the Queen’s Birthday holiday here in New Zealand. It is a bit grey and damp, but still, … More
It’s been a couple of months since I did one of these posts, and having just read Don’t Give A … More
I’m writing this on a wet Monday evening, just the sort of day you want to spend just lying on the sofa with a good book or a film, a pot of tea and some hot, buttered toast. Ahh…we can but dream…