This week’s small pleasures #224

Here we are, half way through March already. As I mentioned on Saturday, you can really feel autumn is at … More

This week’s small pleasures #233

The past week seems to have drifted by, with sunshine, rain and a little wind, heralding the last days of summer and the start of autumn. I have already seen feijoas for sale.

Words on Wednesday: in the kitchen

I mentioned on Monday that I am taking some time off work – two weeks to be exact. Being at home means more time for reading (actually have two books on the go for the first time in ages), time to do some clutter clearing (I was very pleased with the results of reorganising the herbs and spices today), doing a new jigsaw, listening to podcasts and going for walks. I’ve also been browsing cookbooks, seeking ideas and inspiration now I have a bit more time to try things out

This week’s small pleasures #227

This week’s small pleasures comes to you on the Wellington Anniversary holiday. What a treat it is to have a long weekend like this during the summer after being back at work for two weeks!

A seat at the table: Noble Rot Wine Bar

Yesterday in my Small Pleasures post, I briefly mentioned that last week we had dinner at Noble Rot Wine Bar. … More

This week’s small pleasures #226

It is hard to believe it is already half way through January already. Holidays seem far away and the daily … More

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

A seat at the table: Capitol

A Tuesday evening in summer, just before Christmas, seemed like just the right time to go out for dinner as … More

A weekend trip to Christchurch: getting there

A combination of the Labour Day weekend and a new member of the family to meet (see Monday’s post), saw us pack our bags and head on south to Christchurch