Words on Wednesday: Dunedin indoors (the trip part 5)

It seems ages since we had our short trip to Dunedin: we are back at work and daily life goes … More

A seat at the table: Christmas

One thing we can all agree on I am sure is that at this time of year we all like … More

Words on Wednesday: Beervana 2020

Apparently, Plato said “he was a wise man who invented beer.” As I came across this on a quote website, … More

A weekend trip to Christchurch: getting there

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

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 #186

So here we are again with another round of lockdown small pleasures. These can be as simple as a fun … More

This week’s small pleasures #157

From stormy weather to glorious sunshine, this has been a week of real changeable spring weather, marking the new season.