I have rediscovered the positive benefits of idling, of doing little, of spending time not doing much. There is no … More
I am quite happy to admit that breakfast is a meal I enjoy. Those first tastes of the day, the … More
One of my favourite podcasts is Desert Island Dishes, and since I am at home again today, Friday, I’m spending … More
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