In all honesty, I struggled a bit this week to find some small pleasures. It was just one of those weeks – bad weather, the cancellation of a foodie event and the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Venus Rising programme due to Level 2 restrictions, and feeling a bit under the weather. But as usual, there were things to bring a smile and to remind us of the good things that are around us.
A winter Wednesday in Wellington…a beautiful sunrise…but a red sky in the morning is shepherds’ warning…and sure enough the rain … More
It is a grey and wet Monday today. It is also a public holiday, for with Anzac Day falling on … More
Here in the Southern Hemisphere we are transitioning from winter to spring. None of that ‘going back to school’ or end of summer here, but a joy that the days are getting longer and a sense that it is time to make plans.
Would you believe this is blog post number 1000? It is fortunate it is a small pleasures post, as they … More
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…or would you like a hot chocolate on this winter day? … More
So here we are again for a round up of this week’s small pleasures. We were away for the weekend … More
If we were having a coffee…or even a cup of tea, we would be sitting sipping some Earl Grey Blue … More
I’m writing this on a wet Monday evening, just the sort of day you want to spend just lying on the sofa with a good book or a film, a pot of tea and some hot, buttered toast. Ahh…we can but dream…
The nights are drawing in as we are now in May and the middle of autumn. Some of the leaves … More