It is the last day of August, and as the calendar ticks over tomorrow to the 1st September, we properly see us enter spring.
I am starting to write this post listening to the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Ashley Bloomfield the Director General … More
On Sunday morning, during that awake but not wanting to get out of bed because it is the weekend moment, I listened to an episode of the podcast, The Happiness Lab.
For this week’s Wordless Wednesday post, the focus is on trees. To be precise, trees in autumn in the Botanic … More
It is Saturday again, and we are still in our bubbles. The bulb order has yet to be placed, but … More
How is everyone doing out there? New Zealand is still in lockdown, and we are getting used to living in … More
In all honesty, this week was full of small pleasures as you might have guessed if you have read any … More
I have rediscovered the positive benefits of idling, of doing little, of spending time not doing much. There is no … More
After a few gloriously sunny days, and stunning weather over the weekend (see Saturday’s post), today has turned grey and … More
One of the best things about eating in summer is the piles of berries…strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, boysenberries, blackberries….though I do … More