Thoughts on Thursday or a tale of kale salad

When I lived in Scotland, kale was the dark, green leafy vegetable that you bought when there wasn’t much else. It was tough, a bit bitter, and you kind of felt you were eating it because it was good for you (it is full of vitamin C) rather than for enjoyment.

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 #195

It is a grey and wet Monday and I went back to work at the office today, so it is … More

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

This week’s small pleasures #181

Monday has come around again, and time to reflect on this week’s small pleasures. It was not a particularly good … More

This week’s small pleasures #170

Some weeks are full of small pleasures, others are quite the opposite. What with the news stories around the Whakaari/White … More

This week’s small pleasures #163

Here we are again with a round up of a few small pleasures. We had gorgeous weather all weekend, with … More

This week’s small pleasures #162

It is the Labour Day holiday weekend, and so this sunny Monday I have been at home, catching up with … More