Wordless Wednesday

The photographs in this week’s Wordless Wednesday post were all taken on Saturday morning around 08:15am as I walked along … 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.

This week’s small pleasures #206

It is the last day of August, and as the calendar ticks over tomorrow to the 1st September, we properly see us enter spring.

This week’s small pleasures #205

It’s Monday again, so time for a round up of this week’s small pleasures, so important to look for in, … More

This week’s small pleasures #204

This week’s small pleasures comes to you on the first day of my ‘staycation’. I’m taking a week off work … More

This week’s small pleasures #201

Here we are almost at the end of July already, and, bit by bit, the mornings are definitely getting brighter. We have had several days of bright, winter sun, and it looks like a few more days to come as well, which of course always lifts the spirits and gladdens the heart. So without further ado, here are some of this week’s small pleasures

This week’s small pleasures #200

Gosh! The 200th small pleasures post! I feel I should celebrate in some way, or at least mark the occasion, but rather than go over old posts looking for highlights, I am just going to do my usual and do the normal weekly roundup. It is fun to do, and helps you appreciate all the little things that bring us joy.

Saturday mornings

If you have followed my blog for a while, you will be familiar with my Small Pleasures posts. You may … More

This week’s small pleasures #198

This past week saw both a trip up to Napier (see Thursday’s post about wine tasting and my next post … More

This week’s small pleasures #197

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.