Welcome to the first small pleasures post of 2019. Of course, we were on holiday, so that was a pleasure … More
It seems to have become a bit of a habit to hop over the ditch to Australia at the start of January. We add some days on to Christmas, and head over for a city break and a bit of heat (although while we were away this time, Wellington had some lovely weather). This year took us to Brisbane – my first trip though Karl had been before for a work.
The days around Christmas and New Year are, if you are on holiday like we are, a chance to go those places that at weekends get forgotten in the piles of ironing, grocery shopping and laundry.
Sunday saw us head down to the annual Thorndon Fair, held the first Sunday of December, just in time for … More
One of the nicest places to spend a little time in is the Lady Norwood Rose Garden, part of the … More
We escaped the cold New Zealand winter last week and headed north to the tropics for a few days in Singapore.
Here we are with the first of an occasional series on urban spaces and places, starting with lower Tory Street … More