This week’s small pleasures #218

For most of 2020, I have made a note each day of three things that have brought me joy, made me smile or just feel grateful for at that particular moment.

This week’s small pleasures #217

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).

This week’s small pleasures #216

A few things have happened this week in the world. The endless wait for the US election results (phew!) came … More

Words on Wednesday…reading in October

I love reading but often find it hard to carve out the time. I walk to work, so don’t have a commute on which to read.

This week’s small pleasures #215

Who can believe it is November already? 2020 has been such a strange year we all agree. Forgetting the headlines … More

A seat at the table: Twenty Seven Steps

On Saturday evening in Christchurch we headed over to New Regent Street, a really pretty terraced street. The precinct, opened … More

This week’s small pleasures #214

This week saw sunshine, spring and a trip to Christchurch. We flew down on Friday morning and back on Sunday, … More

This week’s small pleasures #213

So here we are on a rather grey, windy and rainy Monday, and time to recall the small pleasures of the week and ignore the weather outside. First up, of course, we have to mention Jacinda Ardern being elected for a second term.

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 small pleasures #211

Here we are with the first small pleasures post of October. Spring is well and truly here, with lighter evenings, flowers everywhere and the promise of warmer days to come.