What’s been happening – August 2020

I used to do a summary of what I had been reading, watching and listening to at the end of … More

This week’s small pleasures #203

It is Monday again and time to reflect on this week’s small pleasures. There were flowers, there was food, there … More

This week’s small pleasures #202

I know I am not the only one to be startled to find we are already in August. 2020 has … More

Highlights of 2019 Part 1: books, films and podcasts

The other week, a friend asked me to list my ten favourite books. The first five came to me easily, … 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 #156

Here we are again, Monday evening, and the time to look back on the small pleasures of the past week. … More

This week’s small pleasures #149

What a week! Travel, having an awful cough and a bit of a cold, going to films on the New Zealand International Film Festival and having our first tastes of Wellington on a Plate…yes, our diaries have been rather full, so all the more important to stop and remember the highlights.

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…you would say you popped round to cheer me up as I have a cold.

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…or would you like a hot chocolate on this winter day? … More