The second half of Wellington on a Plate is given over to Burger Wellington, a veritable festival of all things … More
So….here we are…another Monday…..and the skies are grey and the rain is pouring down in contrast to weather earlier last … More
If you have been following Thistles and Kiwis for a while, you might remember previous visits to Wellington on a … More
Mark Twain said: In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. Well, he wasn’t wrong.
I used to do a summary of what I had been reading, watching and listening to at the end of … More
When I lived in Scotland, kale was the dark, green leafy vegetable that you bought when there wasn’t much else. It was tough, a bit bitter, and you kind of felt you were eating it because it was good for you (it is full of vitamin C) rather than for enjoyment.
I know I am not the only one to be startled to find we are already in August. 2020 has … More
If you read last Thursday’s post, you will have seen that we recently took a short trip up to Napier … More
On Sunday morning, during that awake but not wanting to get out of bed because it is the weekend moment, I listened to an episode of the podcast, The Happiness Lab.
At 3pm this afternoon, the Prime Minister announced that New Zealand is moving to Level 1 from midnight tonight. There … More