This week’s small pleasures #233

The past week seems to have drifted by, with sunshine, rain and a little wind, heralding the last days of summer and the start of autumn. I have already seen feijoas for sale.

This week’s small pleasures #230

I started getting this post together on Sunday, and had to change my planned intro, as at 7pm we heard … More

This week’s small pleasures #212

So….here we are…another Monday…..and the skies are grey and the rain is pouring down in contrast to weather earlier last … More

This week’s eats #4

It is Friday, the sun is shining, and I took an extra day off work (Monday is the Labour Day holiday here in New Zealand).  What is not to like?  Well, the fact I have a cold.  Never mind, it hasn’t stopped me enjoying some good things to eat this week.

Ideas of civilisation…or our travels to Europe part 3

And so we moved on to the last two stops on our European trip – Glasgow and Edinburgh.  I’m from … More