Well, almost wordless as I want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas! My next post will be on either … More
So here we are – the second last Saturday of 2020 and the first day of three weeks away from … More
Fellow New Zealand blogger Zimmerbitch hosts a virtual tea party each month, where we can all get together virtually and … More
Pictures taken early morning, 12 December 2020, Botanic Gardens of Wellington.
Greetings SoSers from a sunny Wellington, after many a rainy day this week. It has been wet and warm, the sort of weather that makes my hair frizz and things grow. I only have five more working days to go until three weeks of summer/Christmas holiday and I honestly can’t wait to be free of sitting at a computer all day.
I’ve been sitting for ages trying to think of a good opening sentence for this week’s small pleasures post. It was a week where we ate out at a favourite restaurant, when it felt that summer was here when we went to Thorndon Fair (not today though…rain again) and when we lit candles to mark the second Sunday in Advent.
The sun shone and the sky was blue, just right for Thorndon Fair, held on the first Sunday of December … More
Greetings from a sunny Wellington for this, the last SoS of 2019. Everything in the garden is growing, some things … More
In contrast to last Saturday’s gorgeous sunshine, today is overcast and windy. In fact, there has been pretty awful weather most of the week, with some gale force winds forcing flight cancellations and Civil Defence warnings about flooding in parts of South Canterbury in the South Island.
The days around Christmas and New Year are, if you are on holiday like we are, a chance to go those places that at weekends get forgotten in the piles of ironing, grocery shopping and laundry.