This week’s small pleasures #208

Mark Twain said: In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. Well, he wasn’t wrong.

Winter wine tasting in Hawke’s Bay

At this time of year, when the cold weather sets in, it is important to have a few little treats lined up. With our planned three-week trip to Canada obviously cancelled, we decided to head up north to Napier in the Hawke’s Bay region for a few days winter break

This week’s small pleasures #189

I think I have had enough of lockdown. On Saturday afternoon, I decided that the new routine of baking, Pilates … More

If we are having coffee…or even a cup of tea

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would be sitting far apart. We would laugh and say … More

This week’s small pleasures #165

This past week saw me travel to Hawke’s Bay, eat some good food, enjoy some sunshine and spend a lot … 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

This week’s small pleasures #158

This week’s small pleasures is coming to you on Sunday as I am off travelling for work again on Monday … More