Six on Saturday 23.06.21

It’s been a bit wild, weather wise this week, with some strong winds blowing, causing branches to break off trees … More

This week’s small pleasures #223

This will be the last small pleasures post of 2020, and also my penultimate post of the year. In the past, I have done a series of highlights of the year, but it just doesn’t feel right at the moment.

Six on Saturday 19.12.20

So here we are – the second last Saturday of 2020 and the first day of three weeks away from … More

Six on Saturday 12.12.20

Greetings SoSers from a sunny Wellington, after many a rainy day this week. It has been wet and warm, the sort of weather that makes my hair frizz and things grow. I only have five more working days to go until three weeks of summer/Christmas holiday and I honestly can’t wait to be free of sitting at a computer all day.

This week’s small pleasures #220

I’ve been sitting for ages trying to think of a good opening sentence for this week’s small pleasures post. It was a week where we ate out at a favourite restaurant, when it felt that summer was here when we went to Thorndon Fair (not today though…rain again) and when we lit candles to mark the second Sunday in Advent.

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

Six on Saturday 21.11.20

It is a grey and windy day here (northerlies at least, but still up to 110km/h) so not a day to be out gardening. Parts of the South Island are having some really awful weather, with gale force winds and heavy rain, so we have got away with things lightly.

Words on Wednesday: Akaroa

On Saturday, the second day of our weekend trip to Christchurch, we drove over to Akaroa, around an hour and … More

Six on Saturday 17.10.20

Here we are on a rather wet Saturday afternoon, with no action planned outside today as a result. It is … 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