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 orange pekoe from tLeafT and eating miniature … More

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 #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 #210

What a week! We have had storms and we have had sunshine (sometimes both in one day). I received notification … More

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