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

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would be sipping tLeafTea’s Earl Grey blue flower and eating … 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 #205

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

Ten things to do on a staycation, the early spring edition

Like many people who remained fully employed during lockdown, I have not used as much annual leave as I would … More

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

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would, naturally, talk about the weather, about the cold, crisp … 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 #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 #194

At 3pm this afternoon, the Prime Minister announced that New Zealand is moving to Level 1 from midnight tonight. There … More