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 post’s subtitle is ‘Nelson weekend part 2’, for while there were other small pleasures during the … More
A weekend away is always a good thing I believe. You have to stop the normal rushing around and take … More
An almost Wordless Wednesday post..covering our brief stay up in The Coromandel this week. From Wellington, it took us 9 … More
A week that began in 2019 and ended in 2020. A week that saw a road trip. A week where … More
For part two of my personal highlights of 2019, I’m going to turn to tastes and travels. Whereas travels are … 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.
On Sunday, as you may have seen from the last post, we popped over the hills to Martinborough. It just … More
On Sunday, we finally got to see the Katherine Mansfield House and Garden in Thorndon, Wellington. The author, Katherine Mansfield, … More
This weekend saw us fly over The Ditch (as the Tasman Sea is affectionately known) for a mini break to Melbourne.