A few things have happened this week in the world. The endless wait for the US election results (phew!) came … More
This week saw sunshine, spring and a trip to Christchurch. We flew down on Friday morning and back on Sunday, … 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.
It is the last day of August, and as the calendar ticks over tomorrow to the 1st September, we properly see us enter spring.
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
Since last week’s small pleasures post I have gone shopping, eaten out and bought flowers. I know. 6 weeks ago … More
I am sure, like me, you have seen lots of social media posts of people showing what they have been … More
Where to begin this week’s small pleasures, when today our Prime Minister announced that New Zealand would go into a … More
A weekend away is always a good thing I believe. You have to stop the normal rushing around and take … More
What a week! Travel, having an awful cough and a bit of a cold, going to films on the New Zealand International Film Festival and having our first tastes of Wellington on a Plate…yes, our diaries have been rather full, so all the more important to stop and remember the highlights.