Words on Wednesday: Akaroa

On Saturday, the second day of our weekend trip to Christchurch, we drove over to Akaroa, around an hour and … More

If we are having coffee…or even a cup of tea

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would be sitting far apart. We would laugh and say … More

Making the weekend shine…with a bit of rain…or a short trip to Nelson (part 1)

A weekend away is always a good thing I believe. You have to stop the normal rushing around and take … More

This week’s small pleasures #129

With the death toll in Christchurch having risen to 50 since my last post, and a country still in shock, it is at times like this that we have to remember the good things in life. We need to think about the small pleasures that bring smiles to our faces and joy to our hearts.