This week’s small pleasures #193

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.

This week’s small pleasures #191

It is hard to know where to begin this week. The fact that there have been very few new cases … More

This week’s small pleasures #145

In all honesty, this week was full of small pleasures as you might have guessed if you have read any … More

This week’s small pleasures #96

Today, Monday, is the Queen’s Birthday holiday here in New Zealand.  It is a bit grey and damp, but still, … More

Rest and renew (or what to do when you are off sick and need cheering up)

I have no idea what bug has hit me, but it has laid me low the past few days.  Headaches, a strong desire for two hour naps, and a general feeling of weakness have plagued me since the end of last week.