It is hard to believe it is already half way through January already. Holidays seem far away and the daily … More
Like many people who remained fully employed during lockdown, I have not used as much annual leave as I would … More
For part two of my personal highlights of 2019, I’m going to turn to tastes and travels. Whereas travels are … More
This week’s small pleasures is coming to you on a Sunday again, not because I am travelling but because I am going to a Wellington on a Plate event.
Here we are again, Monday evening, and a time for a round up of this week’s small pleasures. I missed The Propagator’s Six on Saturday this week as we were away for the weekend, but could not resist heading up this post with a photo of another of the miniature daffodils that have flowered and make our terrace look like spring.
I have rediscovered the positive benefits of idling, of doing little, of spending time not doing much. There is no … More
This time next week will be Christmas Eve, so there will be no Small Pleasures post as we will be … More
The nights are drawing in as we are now in May and the middle of autumn. Some of the leaves … More
…must come to an end as they say, and so our holiday over The Ditch drew to an end, with … More
We’ve been to Napier three times for weekend breaks, and have enjoyed it every time. It’s a great place to … More