This week’s small pleasures #225

What a week in world news…from a plane crash in Indonesia, to the never ending tales of Covid, to the … More

This week’s small pleasures #224

This week’s small pleasures come to you from a week which straddled two years. We all have our views on … More

This week’s small pleasures #223

This will be the last small pleasures post of 2020, and also my penultimate post of the year. In the past, I have done a series of highlights of the year, but it just doesn’t feel right at the moment.

This week’s small pleasures #221

Here we are, already half way through the month, with holidays fast approaching. I can hardly wait for the summer … More

This week’s small pleasures #220

I’ve been sitting for ages trying to think of a good opening sentence for this week’s small pleasures post. It was a week where we ate out at a favourite restaurant, when it felt that summer was here when we went to Thorndon Fair (not today though…rain again) and when we lit candles to mark the second Sunday in Advent.

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would be sipping orange pekoe from tLeafT and eating miniature … More

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.

This week’s small pleasures #216

A few things have happened this week in the world. The endless wait for the US election results (phew!) came … More

A seat at the table: Wellington on a Plate

One of the food lovers highlights in Wellington is Wellington on a Plate. A celebration of the food and drink … More

This week’s small pleasures #191

It is hard to know where to begin this week. The fact that there have been very few new cases … More