There is a small vegetable market on Wednesdays down by the Pipitea Campus of the university which I may have … More
A few things have happened this week in the world. The endless wait for the US election results (phew!) came … More
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would of course have to talk about world events. We … More
This week saw sunshine, spring and a trip to Christchurch. We flew down on Friday morning and back on Sunday, … More
So here we are on a rather grey, windy and rainy Monday, and time to recall the small pleasures of the week and ignore the weather outside. First up, of course, we have to mention Jacinda Ardern being elected for a second term.
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
Have you ever had a Proustian moment? That brief ‘taste memory’ based on the childhood memories that come to the … More
If you have been following Thistles and Kiwis for a while, you might remember previous visits to Wellington on a … More
Here we are with the first small pleasures post of October. Spring is well and truly here, with lighter evenings, flowers everywhere and the promise of warmer days to come.