So we stay ‘Level 2 Delta’ here in New Zealand for another week, while Auckland remains tightly locked down at … More
Sunday morning, the sun was shining, the sky was blue…and we both got our first Covid-19 vaccinations. Now if that … More
ree with Felicity Cloak in The Guardian – I love scones. I also happen to live in a cheese scone obsessed city (see this article from 2019 here). People at work discuss where they get their favourite cheese scone, and every year Pravda Café’s World Famous (in Wellington) Cheese Scone Class sells out on Wellington on a Plate (I was lucky to go in 2019). One of my favourite cafes, Floriditas, even has a recipe for their cheese and rocket scones on their website. The cheese scone is part of this city’s identity!
Some weeks are better than others, and what with not feeling particularly well at the start, and then some pretty miserable weather at the end, it wasn’t the best week.
I mentioned on Monday that I am taking some time off work – two weeks to be exact. Being at home means more time for reading (actually have two books on the go for the first time in ages), time to do some clutter clearing (I was very pleased with the results of reorganising the herbs and spices today), doing a new jigsaw, listening to podcasts and going for walks. I’ve also been browsing cookbooks, seeking ideas and inspiration now I have a bit more time to try things out
Can you believe it is the 1st February already? I certainly can’t. There are lots of things I was going … More
A Tuesday evening in summer, just before Christmas, seemed like just the right time to go out for dinner as … More
Today is the last day of November, St Andrew’s Day (patron saint of several countries including Scotland) and also the … More
So here we are on a rather grey, windy and rainy Monday, and time to recall the small pleasures of the week and ignore the weather outside. First up, of course, we have to mention Jacinda Ardern being elected for a second term.
Every now and again, it is worth splurging on a treat. This Saturday evening, a friend and I headed down … More