This week’s small pleasures #118

This week’s small pleasures comes to you as Christmas approaches at an ever increasing speed.  Anyway, first up is the … More

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

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea, we would talk about spring, about the changeable weather, about … More

This week’s eats #4

It is Friday, the sun is shining, and I took an extra day off work (Monday is the Labour Day holiday here in New Zealand).  What is not to like?  Well, the fact I have a cold.  Never mind, it hasn’t stopped me enjoying some good things to eat this week.

A weekend away: Waiheke Island

Last weekend, we headed up to Auckland and sailed over to Waiheke Island, a mere 35 minute ferry-ride from the … More