This week’s small pleasures #145

In all honesty, this week was full of small pleasures as you might have guessed if you have read any … More

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…or would you like a hot chocolate on this winter day? … More

Idling has always been my strong point

I have rediscovered the positive benefits of idling, of doing little, of spending time not doing much. There is no … More

This week’s small pleasures #144

Actually, I was tempted to rename this post “This week’s small pleasures: the food edition” because that is what it … More

Six on Saturday

I hope you have all had an excellent Christmas. We did, spending time with friends, eating a lot, having a long Skype chat to family in the US and generally pottering about reading, doing puzzles and forgetting what day it is. I do, however, know it is Saturday, so here I am for the last Six on Saturday for 2018.