This week’s small pleasures #207

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.

What’s been happening – August 2020

I used to do a summary of what I had been reading, watching and listening to at the end of … More

This week’s small pleasures #178

This week’s small pleasures is coming to you on Sunday evening, New Zealand time, as tomorrow evening I am off … More

2018: a year in eating

This is probably the most difficult round up of the year, as I just know I will miss things. There … More

Stories of pretend meals

The book sits there, tantalising me to open it and sample its offerings. ┬áPromises of elegant and exquisite tastes, of … More

This week’s small pleasures #94

So here we are again, Monday evening New Zealand time, and that moment of the week where we round up … More