The New Zealand Festival of the Arts is on at the moment here in Wellington. A biannual event, it is … More
“You read and read the material and after you’ve read the twentieth article you can’t make any sense out of … More
The other week, a friend asked me to list my ten favourite books. The first five came to me easily, … More
st week was Wellington Heritage week, an opportunity to see inside familiar and not so familiar houses and buildings around the city. This year I managed to get to see three listed heritage buildings in Thorndon. It was a gloriously sunny day, so lovely to walk through the Botanic Gardens to see the three houses open for the event.
Here we are again, Monday evening, and time for a round up of some of this week’s small pleasures. It … More
This weekend saw us fly over The Ditch (as the Tasman Sea is affectionately known) for a mini break to Melbourne.
This week’s small pleasures is coming to you on a Sunday again, not because I am travelling but because I am going to a Wellington on a Plate event.
So here we are again…another week, another round of small (and one big) pleasures at the start of summer for … More
As winter draws to a close here in the Southern Hemisphere, with, as I have already reported, many signs of … More
The latest production from the RNZB is an adaptation of the 1993 film, The Piano.