Normally at this time of year I look back at small pleasures of the year, but somehow it doesn’t seem … 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.
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would, naturally, talk about the weather, about the cold, crisp … More
I am starting to write this post listening to the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Ashley Bloomfield the Director General … More
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would be celebrating the fact that we are now at … More
At 3pm this afternoon, the Prime Minister announced that New Zealand is moving to Level 1 from midnight tonight. There … More
It is the first day of June, the Queen’s Birthday holiday here in New Zealand (complete with a 21 gun salute at noon) and also the start of winter.
I didn’t get my usual Wednesday post done yesterday. I was tired and not in a particularly good temper so … More
It is hard to know where to begin this week. The fact that there have been very few new cases … More
At 4pm today, the Prime Minister announced a staggered move to alert level 2. Retail, restaurants, cinema (and best of … More