This week’s small pleasures #154

The week began with a Monday at home, and the joy (?) of fridge cleaning and ironing, before moving onto … More

This week’s small pleasures #152

I can’t believe it is Monday again…and time to stop and pause and think about the small pleasures of the … 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

This week’s small pleasures #144

Actually, I was tempted to rename this post “This week’s small pleasures: the food edition” because that is what it … More

This week’s small pleasures #143

It’s time once again for a round up of this week’s small pleasures, and once again, food features. The week … More

This week’s small pleasures #142

This week we actually have a round up of the week’s small pleasures on a Monday. Not only that, but … More

Mindlessly frittering away

What is nicer than taking a day off work in the middle of the week, when everyone else is at … More

When engaged in eating: Hamilton

I’ve been up in Hamilton again this week, where most of the time there was sunshine and stunning sunrises and sunsets. Hamilton tends to get a bad press, but there is a lot more going on than you might suspect.