Words on Wednesday: 2020 as it was

Normally at this time of year I look back at small pleasures of the year, but somehow it doesn’t seem … More

This week’s small pleasures #207

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.

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

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would, naturally, talk about the weather, about the cold, crisp … More

This week’s small pleasures #186

So here we are again with another round of lockdown small pleasures. These can be as simple as a fun … More

This week’s small pleasures #164

Today’s small pleasures comes to you from Hawke’s Bay, where I am on a work trip. The sun has been … More

This week’s small pleasures #151

This week’s small pleasures is coming to you on a Sunday again, not because I am travelling but because I am going to a Wellington on a Plate event.

This week’s small pleasures #140

For the third week in a row, This week’s small pleasures is coming to you on a Sunday. Yes, the … More