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 come to you from a week which straddled two years. We all have our views on … More
One thing we can all agree on I am sure is that at this time of year we all like … More
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.
Gosh…week 47 of the year (according to my diary), and only 45 days until the end of the year (again, according to my diary).
On Saturday evening in Christchurch we headed over to New Regent Street, a really pretty terraced street. The precinct, opened … More
Every now and again, it is worth splurging on a treat. This Saturday evening, a friend and I headed down … More
What a week! We have had storms and we have had sunshine (sometimes both in one day). I received notification … More
In all honesty, I struggled a bit this week to find some small pleasures. It was just one of those weeks – bad weather, the cancellation of a foodie event and the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Venus Rising programme due to Level 2 restrictions, and feeling a bit under the weather. But as usual, there were things to bring a smile and to remind us of the good things that are around us.
This week’s small pleasures comes to you on the first day of my ‘staycation’. I’m taking a week off work … More