This week’s small pleasures #224

This week’s small pleasures come to you from a week which straddled two years. We all have our views on … More

A seat at the table: Christmas

One thing we can all agree on I am sure is that at this time of year we all like … More

Six on Saturday 21.11.20

It is a grey and windy day here (northerlies at least, but still up to 110km/h) so not a day to be out gardening. Parts of the South Island are having some really awful weather, with gale force winds and heavy rain, so we have got away with things lightly.

Thoughts on Thursday or a tale of kale salad

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.

This week’s small pleasures #175

One of life’s small pleasures is the Monday holiday. That extra day that means a long weekend, and a shorter … More

This week’s small pleasures #165

This past week saw me travel to Hawke’s Bay, eat some good food, enjoy some sunshine and spend a lot … More

This week’s small pleasures #164

Today’s small pleasures comes to you from Hawke’s Bay, where I am on a work trip. The sun has been … More

This week’s small pleasures #163

Here we are again with a round up of a few small pleasures. We had gorgeous weather all weekend, with … More