This week’s small pleasures #216

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…

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’s small pleasures #214

This week saw sunshine, spring and a trip to Christchurch. We flew down on Friday morning and back on Sunday, … More

This week’s small pleasures #213

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.

A seat at the table: Burger Wellington

The second half of Wellington on a Plate is given over to Burger Wellington, a veritable festival of all things … More

This week’s small pleasures #212

So….here we are…another Monday…..and the skies are grey and the rain is pouring down in contrast to weather earlier last … More

A seat at the table: Brick Lane

Have you ever had a Proustian moment? That brief ‘taste memory’ based on the childhood memories that come to the … More

A seat at the table: beer and pies

If you have been following Thistles and Kiwis for a while, you might remember previous visits to Wellington on a … More

This week’s small pleasures #211

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.