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 #191

It is hard to know where to begin this week. The fact that there have been very few new cases … More

This week’s small pleasures #189

I think I have had enough of lockdown. On Saturday afternoon, I decided that the new routine of baking, Pilates … More

This week’s small pleasures #182

Gosh what a week it has been…personally and globally. It is hard to know where to start. So, I will … More

This week’s small pleasures #177

The news this week has hardly been joyful…from coronavirus to the fires continuing in Australia to Brexit there is not … More

Highlights of 2019 part 2: tastes and travels

For part two of my personal highlights of 2019, I’m going to turn to tastes and travels. Whereas travels are … More

This week’s small pleasures #170

Some weeks are full of small pleasures, others are quite the opposite. What with the news stories around the Whakaari/White … More

This week’s small pleasures #169

What a week….politics in various guises, the Australian fires, Samoa virtually closing down due to the measles epidemic, and rain, … More

This week’s small pleasures #165

This past week saw me travel to Hawke’s Bay, eat some good food, enjoy some sunshine and spend a lot … More

This week’s small pleasures #163

Here we are again with a round up of a few small pleasures. We had gorgeous weather all weekend, with … More