This week’s small pleasures #218

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.

A weekend trip to Christchurch: getting there

A combination of the Labour Day weekend and a new member of the family to meet (see Monday’s post), saw us pack our bags and head on south to Christchurch

This week’s small pleasures #211

Here we are with the first small pleasures post of October. Spring is well and truly here, with lighter evenings, flowers everywhere and the promise of warmer days to come.

This week’s small pleasures #203

It is Monday again and time to reflect on this week’s small pleasures. There were flowers, there was food, there … More

This week’s small pleasures #201

Here we are almost at the end of July already, and, bit by bit, the mornings are definitely getting brighter. We have had several days of bright, winter sun, and it looks like a few more days to come as well, which of course always lifts the spirits and gladdens the heart. So without further ado, here are some of this week’s small pleasures

This week’s small pleasures #181

Monday has come around again, and time to reflect on this week’s small pleasures. It was not a particularly good … 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 #179

Here we are already into the middle of February – hard to believe. It is Monday and therefore time for … More

This week’s small pleasures #162

It is the Labour Day holiday weekend, and so this sunny Monday I have been at home, catching up with … More