This week’s small pleasures #215

Who can believe it is November already? 2020 has been such a strange year we all agree. Forgetting the headlines … More

This week’s small pleasures #212

So….here we are…another Monday…..and the skies are grey and the rain is pouring down in contrast to weather earlier last … More

This week’s small pleasures #210

What a week! We have had storms and we have had sunshine (sometimes both in one day). I received notification … More

This week’s small pleasures #197

On Sunday morning, during that awake but not wanting to get out of bed because it is the weekend moment, I listened to an episode of the podcast, The Happiness Lab.

This week’s small pleasures #195

It is a grey and wet Monday and I went back to work at the office today, so it is … More

This week’s small pleasures #194

At 3pm this afternoon, the Prime Minister announced that New Zealand is moving to Level 1 from midnight tonight. There … More

This week’s small pleasures #179

Here we are already into the middle of February – hard to believe. It is Monday and therefore time for … More

Highlights of 2019 Part 1: books, films and podcasts

The other week, a friend asked me to list my ten favourite books. The first five came to me easily, … More

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