A seat at the table: Twenty Seven Steps

On Saturday evening in Christchurch we headed over to New Regent Street, a really pretty terraced street. The precinct, opened … More

A seat at the table: beer and pies

If you have been following Thistles and Kiwis for a while, you might remember previous visits to Wellington on a … More

This week’s small pleasures #152

I can’t believe it is Monday again…and time to stop and pause and think about the small pleasures of the … More

This week’s small pleasures #122

It’s Monday, it’s time for this week’s small pleasures. It is a lovely hot summer evening, we are well fed … More

Beer, burgers and black ice-cream

As the tenth Wellington on a Plate draws to a close, here are three things we enjoyed as part of … More

This week’s small pleasures #96

Today, Monday, is the Queen’s Birthday holiday here in New Zealand.  It is a bit grey and damp, but still, … More