Six on Saturday 24.07.21

After last Saturday’s stormy and very wet weather, which had me at one point running out to move some pots that were flooded with water (and getting soaked in the process which took 5 minutes), the weather has calmed down again, and yesterday and today we have been treated to winter sun. Daytime temperatures hover around 14C, which for someone who grew up in Northern Europe is fine for winter (the locals shiver….).

Six on Saturday 20.02.21

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

Six on Saturday 06.02.21

Today is Waitangi Day, the national day of New Zealand. It marks the anniversary of the initial signing of the … More

Six on Saturday 23.06.21

It’s been a bit wild, weather wise this week, with some strong winds blowing, causing branches to break off trees … More

Six on Saturday 02.01.21

Happy New Year! Another interesting date this week too, with 0, 1 and 2 forming a nice pattern. Anyway, I … More

This week’s small pleasures #223

This will be the last small pleasures post of 2020, and also my penultimate post of the year. In the past, I have done a series of highlights of the year, but it just doesn’t feel right at the moment.

Six on Saturday 19.12.20

So here we are – the second last Saturday of 2020 and the first day of three weeks away from … More