This week’s small pleasures #132

I’m a day early with this week’s small pleasures, as I am off up to Hamilton tomorrow, Monday. As I … More

Thoughts on Thursday: autumn

After a rather blustery couple of days, we are back to blue skies and sunshine, but I, on the other hand, am feeling lousy. Nothing more serious than the dull aches, dry throat and desire to sleep off the start of a cold, but enough for me to take a day of work, have both a morning nap and an afternoon nap, and read a book.

This week’s small pleasures #129

With the death toll in Christchurch having risen to 50 since my last post, and a country still in shock, it is at times like this that we have to remember the good things in life. We need to think about the small pleasures that bring smiles to our faces and joy to our hearts.

This week’s small pleasures #124

It’s Monday, it’s a new week…and it’s time to think about the small pleasures of the past week. It is … More

In Wildness is the preservation of the World

The days around Christmas and New Year are, if you are on holiday like we are, a chance to go those places that at weekends get forgotten in the piles of ironing, grocery shopping and laundry.