This is the season of food. Whether you are in the northern hemisphere and enjoying soups, stews and hot chocolate, … More
If we were having a coffee…or even a cup of tea
Sunday – a day of rest, a day of rejuvenation, a day to get things done or a day to … More
A week that began with the Labour Day holiday on Monday, and ended with a weekend in Napier, is no bad week.
It’s time again for this week’s small pleasures, a way of focussing the mind on the little things that bring a smile to the face.
When I originally booked my flight to Canberra to join Karl for a wee break, we had every intention just … More
In these few weeks of eating a mostly, and I stress mostly, plant based diet, (there are a few things I have noticed. First, of all I haven’t craved meat at all. Second, if I was out and there was smoked salmon or seafood on a menu, I know I would be tempted. Third, vegan cheese is very much hit or miss.
I woke up this Sunday and realised that I had the whole day ahead of me, with no plans. What … More
As this year’s Wellington on a Plate draws to a close, and the nominations for the top five burgers, cocktails … More
This past weekend, we had a very mini break Rotorua. We flew up on Saturday at lunch time, so really … More