What a week in world news…from a plane crash in Indonesia, to the never ending tales of Covid, to the … More
Two hundred and twenty two small pleasures posts! Gosh…I have been writing on this themes for quite a while, and … More
I’ve been sitting for ages trying to think of a good opening sentence for this week’s small pleasures post. It was a week where we ate out at a favourite restaurant, when it felt that summer was here when we went to Thorndon Fair (not today though…rain again) and when we lit candles to mark the second Sunday in Advent.
The sun shone and the sky was blue, just right for Thorndon Fair, held on the first Sunday of December … More
Today is the last day of November, St Andrew’s Day (patron saint of several countries including Scotland) and also the … More
Who can believe it is November already? 2020 has been such a strange year we all agree. Forgetting the headlines … More
On Sunday morning, before we headed to the airport and our flight back to Wellington, we took a walk along … More
So….here we are…another Monday…..and the skies are grey and the rain is pouring down in contrast to weather earlier last … More
If you have been following Thistles and Kiwis for a while, you might remember previous visits to Wellington on a … More
It is the last day of August, and as the calendar ticks over tomorrow to the 1st September, we properly see us enter spring.