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.
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