So here we are on a rather grey, windy and rainy Monday, and time to recall the small pleasures of the week and ignore the weather outside. First up, of course, we have to mention Jacinda Ardern being elected for a second term.
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would, naturally, talk about the weather, about the cold, crisp … More
For this week’s Wordless Wednesday, a display of orchids as seen in the Begonia House at the Lady Norwood Rose … More
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.
Here we are already into the middle of February – hard to believe. It is Monday and therefore time for … More
Today’s small pleasures comes to you from Hawke’s Bay, where I am on a work trip. The sun has been … More
It is the Labour Day holiday weekend, and so this sunny Monday I have been at home, catching up with … More
This week’s small pleasures, is coming to you on Sunday as guess what? Yes, I am off on work travels … More
I have rediscovered the positive benefits of idling, of doing little, of spending time not doing much. There is no … More
It is February already – can you believe it? We have had a lot of lovely, sunny summer days, and have been making the most of the season.