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.
No series of blogmas posts is complete without some reference to Christmas music. Whether it be A Festival of Nine … More
So here we are again for a round up of some of the little things that brought pleasure this week. … More