A seat at the table: Twenty Seven Steps

On Saturday evening in Christchurch we headed over to New Regent Street, a really pretty terraced street. The precinct, opened … More

A seat at the table: Brick Lane

Have you ever had a Proustian moment? That brief ‘taste memory’ based on the childhood memories that come to the … More

A seat at the table: Wellington on a Plate

One of the food lovers highlights in Wellington is Wellington on a Plate. A celebration of the food and drink … 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

The transition of seasons

Here in the Southern Hemisphere we are transitioning from winter to spring. None of that ‘going back to school’ or end of summer here, but a joy that the days are getting longer and a sense that it is time to make plans.

This week’s small pleasures #146

Would you believe this is blog post number 1000? It is fortunate it is a small pleasures post, as they … More

This week’s eats #4

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.

Beer, burgers and black ice-cream

As the tenth Wellington on a Plate draws to a close, here are three things we enjoyed as part of … More