So we stay ‘Level 2 Delta’ here in New Zealand for another week, while Auckland remains tightly locked down at … More
I guess you could say this past week has been one of ups and downs. That is of course life, … More
Here we are, half way through March already. As I mentioned on Saturday, you can really feel autumn is at … More
On Saturday night, the government announced that all of New Zealand, except Auckland, is going back up to Covid-alert Level 2. Auckland is now at Level 3, after more community outbreaks in the south of the city.
Two hundred and twenty two small pleasures posts! Gosh…I have been writing on this themes for quite a while, and … More
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