What is nicer than taking a day off work in the middle of the week, when everyone else is at … More
It’s Easter Monday, and no doubt many of you out there have eaten a lot of chocolate and perhaps several … More
I’ve been up in Hamilton again this week, where most of the time there was sunshine and stunning sunrises and sunsets. Hamilton tends to get a bad press, but there is a lot more going on than you might suspect.
One of my favourite podcasts is Desert Island Dishes, and since I am at home again today, Friday, I’m spending … More
Kia ora koutou from Wellington…where just like last week, the sky is blue and we are being deafened by cicadas. Thanks … More
This final post focussed on our trip to Brisbane includes museums, galleries, monuments and statues…a bit of a miscellany of things to see and do. It is by no means a comprehensive guide, just a few random things to see in Brisbane.
This week’s small pleasures is coming to you a day early as I am off out and about tomorrow (Monday). … More
So here we are again, with a few of this week’s small pleasures. As I mentioned in a previous post, … More
It is Friday, the sun is shining, and I took an extra day off work (Monday is the Labour Day holiday here in New Zealand). What is not to like? Well, the fact I have a cold. Never mind, it hasn’t stopped me enjoying some good things to eat this week.
Last weekend, we headed up to Auckland and sailed over to Waiheke Island, a mere 35 minute ferry-ride from the … More