It is another lovely sunny Saturday today. Our terrace gets the sun in the afternoon, and it can be almost too hot to sit outside
As I sit here in my shorts typing this post, I am well aware that the majority of SoS’ers are either gazing out at snow and/or staying indoors on the sofa with a pot of tea.
Today is Waitangi Day, the national day of New Zealand. It marks the anniversary of the initial signing of the … More
Here we are at the end of January already. With wind, rain and sun this week, plants have either collapsed (the hymenocallis) or thrived (various).
My grand plans for getting things done outside this afternoon have been put on hold – it is raining and … More
Monday has come around again, and time to reflect on this week’s small pleasures. It was not a particularly good … More
Here we are already into the middle of February – hard to believe. It is Monday and therefore time for … More
This week’s small pleasures is coming to you on Sunday evening, New Zealand time, as tomorrow evening I am off … More