This week's small pleasures #171

Here we are again with a round up of this week’s small pleasures, the last one before Christmas. It is … More

This week's small pleasures #169

What a week….politics in various guises, the Australian fires, Samoa virtually closing down due to the measles epidemic, and rain, … More

Six on Saturday 07.12.19

In contrast to last Saturday’s gorgeous sunshine, today is overcast and windy. In fact, there has been pretty awful weather most of the week, with some gale force winds forcing flight cancellations and Civil Defence warnings about flooding in parts of South Canterbury in the South Island.

Words on Wednesday: Three Historic Houses

st week was Wellington Heritage week, an opportunity to see inside familiar and not so familiar houses and buildings around the city. This year I managed to get to see three listed heritage buildings in Thorndon. It was a gloriously sunny day, so lovely to walk through the Botanic Gardens to see the three houses open for the event.

Words on Wednesday: Katherine Mansfield House

On Sunday, we finally got to see the Katherine Mansfield House and Garden in Thorndon, Wellington. The author, Katherine Mansfield, … More