“The shortest day has passed, and whatever nastiness of weather we may look forward to in January and February, at least we notice that the days are getting longer. Minute by minute they lengthen out. It takes some weeks before we become aware of the change. It is imperceptible even as the growth of a child, as you watch it day by day, until the moment comes when with a start of delighted surprise we realize that we can stay out of doors in a twilight lasting for another quarter of a precious hour.” Vita Sackville-West
Fellow New Zealand blogger Zimmerbitch hosts a virtual tea party each month, where we can all get together virtually and … More
Gosh…week 47 of the year (according to my diary), and only 45 days until the end of the year (again, according to my diary).
It is Monday again, so time for a round up of this week’s small pleasures. I worked at home all … More
Another week, another wee set of small pleasures. I took Thursday afternoon off work, and went shopping for birthday presents, … More
Here we are with the second in the occasional series of this week’s eats. It is spring here, and I … More
I confess this wasn’t a particularly good week…I was on jury duty. While aspects were interesting, I found the whole … More
It’s been a while since we sat down and had a chat…
While lots of bloggers in the northern hemisphere are writing about autumn, pumpkins, leaves falling off trees and getting cosy, down here we are in the process of celebrating spring.