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

Words on Wednesday: 2020 as it was

Normally at this time of year I look back at small pleasures of the year, but somehow it doesn’t seem … More

Words on Wednesday: Beervana 2020

Apparently, Plato said “he was a wise man who invented beer.” As I came across this on a quote website, … More

This week’s small pleasures #173

A week that began in 2019 and ended in 2020. A week that saw a road trip. A week where … More

Highlights of 2019 part 2: tastes and travels

For part two of my personal highlights of 2019, I’m going to turn to tastes and travels. Whereas travels are … More

This week’s small pleasures #144

Actually, I was tempted to rename this post “This week’s small pleasures: the food edition” because that is what it … More

2018: a year in eating

This is probably the most difficult round up of the year, as I just know I will miss things. There … More

A weekend away: Waiheke Island

Last weekend, we headed up to Auckland and sailed over to Waiheke Island, a mere 35 minute ferry-ride from the … More