Who can believe it is November already? 2020 has been such a strange year we all agree. Forgetting the headlines … More
The second half of Wellington on a Plate is given over to Burger Wellington, a veritable festival of all things … More
Have you ever had a Proustian moment? That brief ‘taste memory’ based on the childhood memories that come to the … More
If you have been following Thistles and Kiwis for a while, you might remember previous visits to Wellington on a … More
Every now and again, it is worth splurging on a treat. This Saturday evening, a friend and I headed down … More
One of the food lovers highlights in Wellington is Wellington on a Plate. A celebration of the food and drink … 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.
For part two of my personal highlights of 2019, I’m going to turn to tastes and travels. Whereas travels are … More
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.
I can’t believe it is Monday again…and time to stop and pause and think about the small pleasures of the … More