This week’s small pleasures #213

So here we are on a rather grey, windy and rainy Monday, and time to recall the small pleasures of the week and ignore the weather outside. First up, of course, we have to mention Jacinda Ardern being elected for a second term.

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 #204

This week’s small pleasures comes to you on the first day of my ‘staycation’. I’m taking a week off work … More

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 #202

I know I am not the only one to be startled to find we are already in August. 2020 has … More

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 #195

It is a grey and wet Monday and I went back to work at the office today, so it is … More

This week’s small pleasures #190

At 4pm today, the Prime Minister announced a staggered move to alert level 2. Retail, restaurants, cinema (and best of … More

This week’s small pleasures #189

I think I have had enough of lockdown. On Saturday afternoon, I decided that the new routine of baking, Pilates … More

This week’s small pleasures #188

It is a grey and wet Monday today. It is also a public holiday, for with Anzac Day falling on … More