As I sit here in my shorts typing this post, I am well aware that the majority of SoS’ers are either gazing out at snow and/or staying indoors on the sofa with a pot of tea.
Today is Waitangi Day, the national day of New Zealand. It marks the anniversary of the initial signing of the … More
This week’s small pleasures comes to you on the Wellington Anniversary holiday. What a treat it is to have a long weekend like this during the summer after being back at work for two weeks!
What a week in world news…from a plane crash in Indonesia, to the never ending tales of Covid, to the … More
There is a small vegetable market on Wednesdays down by the Pipitea Campus of the university which I may have … More
What a week! Travel, having an awful cough and a bit of a cold, going to films on the New Zealand International Film Festival and having our first tastes of Wellington on a Plate…yes, our diaries have been rather full, so all the more important to stop and remember the highlights.
Would you believe this is blog post number 1000? It is fortunate it is a small pleasures post, as they … More
It’s that time again for a round up of a few small pleasures from the week. Coming to you a day early again as I am off up to Rotorua.
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.
Saturday saw the first day of spring, and it was a lovely, sunny day too. But today, Monday feels like … More