If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would talk about Friday morning’s offshore earthquakes – a 7.1 at East Cape which was felt across the country (and which woke me up), and a 7.4 and 8.1 in the Kermadec Islands.
Can you believe it is the 1st February already? I certainly can’t. There are lots of things I was going … More
This week’s small pleasures comes to you on the Wellington Anniversary holiday. What a treat it is to have a long weekend like this during the summer after being back at work for two weeks!
Today is the last day of November, St Andrew’s Day (patron saint of several countries including Scotland) and also the … More
For most of 2020, I have made a note each day of three things that have brought me joy, made me smile or just feel grateful for at that particular moment.
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would of course have to talk about world events. We … More
A combination of the Labour Day weekend and a new member of the family to meet (see Monday’s post), saw us pack our bags and head on south to Christchurch
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 on a rather wet Saturday afternoon, with no action planned outside today as a result. It is … More
What a week! We have had storms and we have had sunshine (sometimes both in one day). I received notification … More