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.
What is your take on cucumber? I admit to a love-hate relationship. There was a period a few years ago … More
One of life’s small pleasures is the Monday holiday. That extra day that means a long weekend, and a shorter … More
This past week saw me travel to Hawke’s Bay, eat some good food, enjoy some sunshine and spend a lot … More
Today’s small pleasures comes to you from Hawke’s Bay, where I am on a work trip. The sun has been … More
Here we are again with a round up of a few small pleasures. We had gorgeous weather all weekend, with … More
Monday…a day of no plans. Being owed some time off, I decided to have a day to myself, not particularly … More
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
After a rather blustery couple of days, we are back to blue skies and sunshine, but I, on the other hand, am feeling lousy. Nothing more serious than the dull aches, dry throat and desire to sleep off the start of a cold, but enough for me to take a day of work, have both a morning nap and an afternoon nap, and read a book.
Can you believe that Friday of this week is the 1st March? I know…anyway, let’s look back on the those … More