There is a small vegetable market on Wednesdays down by the Pipitea Campus of the university which I may have … More
A few things have happened this week in the world. The endless wait for the US election results (phew!) came … More
Who can believe it is November already? 2020 has been such a strange year we all agree. Forgetting the headlines … More
So here we are on a rather grey, windy and rainy Monday, and time to recall the small pleasures of the week and ignore the weather outside. First up, of course, we have to mention Jacinda Ardern being elected for a second term.
Here we are with the first small pleasures post of October. Spring is well and truly here, with lighter evenings, flowers everywhere and the promise of warmer days to come.
What a week! We have had storms and we have had sunshine (sometimes both in one day). I received notification … More
Mark Twain said: In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. Well, he wasn’t wrong.
I know I am not the only one to be startled to find we are already in August. 2020 has … More
If you have followed my blog for a while, you will be familiar with my Small Pleasures posts. You may … More
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.