Today the sun is shining, but if you had asked me on Friday morning, I would have given you quite … More
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would be sipping tLeafTea’s Earl Grey blue flower and eating … More
The photographs in this week’s Wordless Wednesday post were all taken on Saturday morning around 08:15am as I walked along … More
After a cold week, with lots of rain (including the sort rain that wakes you up at 4am), today was … More
In all honesty, I struggled a bit this week to find some small pleasures. It was just one of those weeks – bad weather, the cancellation of a foodie event and the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Venus Rising programme due to Level 2 restrictions, and feeling a bit under the weather. But as usual, there were things to bring a smile and to remind us of the good things that are around us.
I used to do a summary of what I had been reading, watching and listening to at the end of … More
It is the last day of August, and as the calendar ticks over tomorrow to the 1st September, we properly see us enter spring.
It is hard to believe it is the end of August already. I know we are all in agreement that … More
You may have seen that Covid-19 has ‘returned’ to New Zealand, and that the country is returning to some sort … More
Our trip on Sunday to Paraparaumu…. You can find Thistles and Kiwis on Facebook, and also on Instagram@thistleandkiwis. As for Twitter….am … More