Winter wine tasting in Hawke’s Bay

At this time of year, when the cold weather sets in, it is important to have a few little treats lined up. With our planned three-week trip to Canada obviously cancelled, we decided to head up north to Napier in the Hawke’s Bay region for a few days winter break

This week’s small pleasures #196

It was a week in which we had a lot of rain…and I mean a lot of rain. The skies … More

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 #183

Where to begin this week’s small pleasures, when today our Prime Minister announced that New Zealand would go into a … 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 #173

A week that began in 2019 and ended in 2020. A week that saw a road trip. A week where … More

This week’s small pleasures #168

A bit of a strange week….with good things and bad things…with a lovely day on Wednesday and then having a … More

A day in the life: Wednesday ramblings

Today, Wednesday, I took the day off work, as I was due some time and it seemed like a good … More