This week’s small pleasures #208

Mark Twain said: In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. Well, he wasn’t wrong.

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

Saturday mornings

If you have followed my blog for a while, you will be familiar with my Small Pleasures posts. You may … More

This week’s small pleasures #193

It is the first day of June, the Queen’s Birthday holiday here in New Zealand (complete with a 21 gun salute at noon) and also the start of winter.

This week’s small pleasures #191

It is hard to know where to begin this week. The fact that there have been very few new cases … More

This week’s small pleasures #190

At 4pm today, the Prime Minister announced a staggered move to alert level 2. Retail, restaurants, cinema (and best of … More

This week’s small pleasures #181

Monday has come around again, and time to reflect on this week’s small pleasures. It was not a particularly good … More