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

This week’s small pleasures #214

This week saw sunshine, spring and a trip to Christchurch. We flew down on Friday morning and back on Sunday, … More

Wordless Wednesdays: Lunches

Well, almost wordless….a bit of information about things I have had for lunch recently working from home. Enjoy! You can … More

This week’s small pleasures #208

Mark Twain said: In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. Well, he wasn’t wrong.

This week’s small pleasures #206

It is the last day of August, and as the calendar ticks over tomorrow to the 1st September, we properly see us enter spring.

This week’s small pleasures #190

At 4pm today, the Prime Minister announced a staggered move to alert level 2. Retail, restaurants, cinema (and best of … More