The sun shone and the sky was blue, just right for Thorndon Fair, held on the first Sunday of December … More
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.
So here we are again for a round up of this week’s small pleasures. We were away for the weekend … More
So here we are with the third in the occasional series This week’s eats. First up, some olive oil brought back … More
Last weekend, we headed up to Auckland and sailed over to Waiheke Island, a mere 35 minute ferry-ride from the … More
Here we are with the second in the occasional series of this week’s eats. It is spring here, and I … More
Having the afternoon and evening to myself, I took the opportunity to cook something just for me.
It’s been a while since I did one of these, what with the new year and being on holiday, but … More
We’ve been to Napier three times for weekend breaks, and have enjoyed it every time. It’s a great place to … More
This week’s small pleasures including flowers, a pasta bake and sunshine.