If we are having coffee…or even a cup of tea

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would be sitting far apart. We would laugh and say … More

This week’s small pleasures #175

One of life’s small pleasures is the Monday holiday. That extra day that means a long weekend, and a shorter … More

This week’s small pleasures #169

What a week….politics in various guises, the Australian fires, Samoa virtually closing down due to the measles epidemic, and rain, … More

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea we would talk about the past week.

This week’s small pleasures #164

Today’s small pleasures comes to you from Hawke’s Bay, where I am on a work trip. The sun has been … More

This week’s small pleasures #159

Here we are again, Monday evening, and time for a round up of some of this week’s small pleasures. It … More

This week’s small pleasures #156

Here we are again, Monday evening, and the time to look back on the small pleasures of the past week. … More

Culinary alchemy

Wellington on a Plate is not just about burgers, cocktails and gourmet dining, it is also a chance to go to events from guided foraging to talks to demonstrations

Idling has always been my strong point

I have rediscovered the positive benefits of idling, of doing little, of spending time not doing much. There is no … More