It is the first day of June, the Queen’s Birthday holiday here in New Zealand (complete with a 21 gun salute at noon) and also the start of winter.
It is hard to know where to begin this week. The fact that there have been very few new cases … More
In all honesty, this week was full of small pleasures as you might have guessed if you have read any … More
Today, Monday, is the Queen’s Birthday holiday here in New Zealand. It is a bit grey and damp, but still, … More
After a wet and wild night, the weather turned to autumn sunshine, much to Charlie’s delight, as he had been … More
I have no idea what bug has hit me, but it has laid me low the past few days. Headaches, a strong desire for two hour naps, and a general feeling of weakness have plagued me since the end of last week.
I’m writing this on Sunday evening while feeling a bit under the weather… that blocked head, itchy eye feeling when … More
Not content with all the beer we tried on Saturday at Beervana, on Sunday we headed down to the Sprig … More
Anyone who knows me, is cogniscant of the fact that I hate beetroot. I love all root vegetables (well, not … More
A roast chicken is a delight. So easy, always good, often better cold the next day. Serve it with roast … More