This week’s small pleasures #224

Here we are, half way through March already. As I mentioned on Saturday, you can really feel autumn is at … More

This week’s small pleasures #233

The past week seems to have drifted by, with sunshine, rain and a little wind, heralding the last days of summer and the start of autumn. I have already seen feijoas for sale.

Words on Wednesday: in the kitchen

I mentioned on Monday that I am taking some time off work – two weeks to be exact. Being at home means more time for reading (actually have two books on the go for the first time in ages), time to do some clutter clearing (I was very pleased with the results of reorganising the herbs and spices today), doing a new jigsaw, listening to podcasts and going for walks. I’ve also been browsing cookbooks, seeking ideas and inspiration now I have a bit more time to try things out

This week’s small pleasures #232

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.

This week’s small pleasures #230

I started getting this post together on Sunday, and had to change my planned intro, as at 7pm we heard … More

This week’s small pleasures #229

Summer continues, with more sunny days, blue skies…and the odd bits of rain, which is of course great for the … More

This week’s small pleasures #222

Two hundred and twenty two small pleasures posts! Gosh…I have been writing on this themes for quite a while, and … More