A seat at the table: a vegetarian feast

Every now and again, it is worth splurging on a treat. This Saturday evening, a friend and I headed down … More

This week’s small pleasures #210

What a week! We have had storms and we have had sunshine (sometimes both in one day). I received notification … More

This week’s small pleasures #207

In all honesty, I struggled a bit this week to find some small pleasures. It was just one of those weeks – bad weather, the cancellation of a foodie event and the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Venus Rising programme due to Level 2 restrictions, and feeling a bit under the weather. But as usual, there were things to bring a smile and to remind us of the good things that are around us.

This week’s small pleasures #204

This week’s small pleasures comes to you on the first day of my ‘staycation’. I’m taking a week off work … More

This week’s small pleasures #191

It is hard to know where to begin this week. The fact that there have been very few new cases … More

This week’s small pleasures #186

So here we are again with another round of lockdown small pleasures. These can be as simple as a fun … More

This week’s small pleasures #182

Gosh what a week it has been…personally and globally. It is hard to know where to start. So, I will … More

This week’s small pleasures #177

The news this week has hardly been joyful…from coronavirus to the fires continuing in Australia to Brexit there is not … More

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 #167

First up, for those of you who have been wanting feedback on the pickles I made last week, I can … More