This week’s small pleasures should be subtitled ‘the Auckland edition’ because the focus this week is our weekend trip to Auckland.
The shortest day approaches here in the Southern Hemisphere. It is the season of dark mornings walking to work, cooler days and time to rug up and light candles.
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…I would tell you how much I enjoy not working on … More
In a week where the news has been filled with some horrific images and events, it is even more important … More
It’s been a bit wild, weather wise this week, with some strong winds blowing, causing branches to break off trees … More
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.
So here we are – the second last Saturday of 2020 and the first day of three weeks away from … More
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.
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…we would be sipping orange pekoe from tLeafT and eating miniature … More