A combination of the Labour Day weekend and a new member of the family to meet (see Monday’s post), saw us pack our bags and head on south to Christchurch
If you have been following Thistles and Kiwis for a while, you might remember previous visits to Wellington on a … More
So here we are again with another round of lockdown small pleasures. These can be as simple as a fun … More
From stormy weather to glorious sunshine, this has been a week of real changeable spring weather, marking the new season.
Saturday saw us head to Beervana, the annual beer festival here in Wellington. This year there were over 60 breweries … More
What a week! Travel, having an awful cough and a bit of a cold, going to films on the New Zealand International Film Festival and having our first tastes of Wellington on a Plate…yes, our diaries have been rather full, so all the more important to stop and remember the highlights.
What is nicer than taking a day off work in the middle of the week, when everyone else is at … More
On Friday, we drove our friends from Scotland and Sweden up the coast to Paraparaumu for a walk and picnic … More
I’m sure like me you struggle to remember what day of the week it is at this time of year. … More
Sunday saw us head down to the annual Thorndon Fair, held the first Sunday of December, just in time for … More