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.
I didn’t get my usual Wednesday post done yesterday. I was tired and not in a particularly good temper so … More
It is hard to know where to begin this week. The fact that there have been very few new cases … More
At 4pm today, the Prime Minister announced a staggered move to alert level 2. Retail, restaurants, cinema (and best of … More
It is Monday again, and I am determined to keep reminding myself of the small pleasures of the week. And … More
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…well, we wouldn’t be in the same room. We would be … More
Monday has come around again, and time to reflect on this week’s small pleasures. It was not a particularly good … More
Some weeks are full of small pleasures, others are quite the opposite. What with the news stories around the Whakaari/White … More
Monday…a day of no plans. Being owed some time off, I decided to have a day to myself, not particularly … More
From stormy weather to glorious sunshine, this has been a week of real changeable spring weather, marking the new season.