The three days of Christmas…

I’m sitting here on Boxing Day evening, having returned from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, enjoyed some leftovers for … More

This week's small pleasures #170

Some weeks are full of small pleasures, others are quite the opposite. What with the news stories around the Whakaari/White … More

This week's small pleasures #169

What a week….politics in various guises, the Australian fires, Samoa virtually closing down due to the measles epidemic, and rain, … More

This week’s small pleasures #150

This week’s small pleasures, is coming to you on Sunday as guess what? Yes, I am off on work travels … More

This week’s small pleasures #144

Actually, I was tempted to rename this post “This week’s small pleasures: the food edition” because that is what it … More

So that was the week…a film, a conversation and a full diary

There was no time to blog, read much or catch up with things this week. It was one of those … More

This week’s small pleasures #93

I’m writing this on a wet Monday evening, just the sort of day you want to spend just lying on the sofa with a good book or a film, a pot of tea and some hot, buttered toast.  Ahh…we can but dream…