This week’s small pleasures #196

It was a week in which we had a lot of rain…and I mean a lot of rain. The skies … More

This week’s small pleasures #193

It is the first day of June, the Queen’s Birthday holiday here in New Zealand (complete with a 21 gun salute at noon) and also the start of winter.

This week’s small pleasures #190

At 4pm today, the Prime Minister announced a staggered move to alert level 2. Retail, restaurants, cinema (and best of … More

An apple is sometimes an excellent thing

I’ll be honest and say I have a love/hate relationship with apples. On one hand, nothing beats the crunch of … More

A day in the life: Wednesday ramblings

Today, Wednesday, I took the day off work, as I was due some time and it seemed like a good … 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