The news this week has hardly been joyful…from coronavirus to the fires continuing in Australia to Brexit there is not … More
One of life’s small pleasures is the Monday holiday. That extra day that means a long weekend, and a shorter … More
This week’s small pleasures is coming to you on a Sunday again, not because I am travelling but because I am going to a Wellington on a Plate event.
After a rather blustery couple of days, we are back to blue skies and sunshine, but I, on the other hand, am feeling lousy. Nothing more serious than the dull aches, dry throat and desire to sleep off the start of a cold, but enough for me to take a day of work, have both a morning nap and an afternoon nap, and read a book.
One thing I love is food shopping. Seeing piles of fruit and vegetables piled high, rows of fresh bread, stacks … More
Last weekend, we headed up to Auckland and sailed over to Waiheke Island, a mere 35 minute ferry-ride from the … More
Here we are again, with the 101st small pleasures post! I feel I ought to celebrate or something….anyway, here we … More
On Saturday, we drove over to Raglan, a coastal town about 45 minute drive west of Hamilton. It is particularly … More
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea, we would be making ourselves comfortable on this, the second … More
It is horrible feeling under the weather, lacking in energy and preferring the sofa to anywhere else. Anyway, I walked … More