The three days of Christmas…

I’m sitting here on Boxing Day evening, having returned from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, enjoyed some leftovers for … More

This week's small pleasures #171

Here we are again with a round up of this week’s small pleasures, the last one before Christmas. It is … More

This week's small pleasures #170

Some weeks are full of small pleasures, others are quite the opposite. What with the news stories around the Whakaari/White … More

This week's small pleasures #169

What a week….politics in various guises, the Australian fires, Samoa virtually closing down due to the measles epidemic, and rain, … More

Six on Saturday

I hope you have all had an excellent Christmas. We did, spending time with friends, eating a lot, having a long Skype chat to family in the US and generally pottering about reading, doing puzzles and forgetting what day it is. I do, however, know it is Saturday, so here I am for the last Six on Saturday for 2018.