On Saturday night, the government announced that all of New Zealand, except Auckland, is going back up to Covid-alert Level 2. Auckland is now at Level 3, after more community outbreaks in the south of the city.
I started getting this post together on Sunday, and had to change my planned intro, as at 7pm we heard … More
Summer continues, with more sunny days, blue skies…and the odd bits of rain, which is of course great for the … More
Two hundred and twenty two small pleasures posts! Gosh…I have been writing on this themes for quite a while, and … More
Here we are, already half way through the month, with holidays fast approaching. I can hardly wait for the summer … More
The sun shone and the sky was blue, just right for Thorndon Fair, held on the first Sunday of December … More
Today is the last day of November, St Andrew’s Day (patron saint of several countries including Scotland) and also the … More
Apparently, Plato said “he was a wise man who invented beer.” As I came across this on a quote website, … More
For most of 2020, I have made a note each day of three things that have brought me joy, made me smile or just feel grateful for at that particular moment.
On Saturday, the second day of our weekend trip to Christchurch, we drove over to Akaroa, around an hour and … More