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.

Highlights of 2019 part 2: tastes and travels

For part two of my personal highlights of 2019, I’m going to turn to tastes and travels. Whereas travels are … 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 #152

I can’t believe it is Monday again…and time to stop and pause and think about the small pleasures of the … More

Culinary alchemy

Wellington on a Plate is not just about burgers, cocktails and gourmet dining, it is also a chance to go to events from guided foraging to talks to demonstrations

This week’s small pleasures #151

This week’s small pleasures is coming to you on a Sunday again, not because I am travelling but because I am going to a Wellington on a Plate event.

This week’s small pleasures #150

This week’s small pleasures, is coming to you on Sunday as guess what? Yes, I am off on work travels … More

This week’s small pleasures #149

What a week! Travel, having an awful cough and a bit of a cold, going to films on the New Zealand International Film Festival and having our first tastes of Wellington on a Plate…yes, our diaries have been rather full, so all the more important to stop and remember the highlights.

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…you would say you popped round to cheer me up as I have a cold.

2018: a year in eating

This is probably the most difficult round up of the year, as I just know I will miss things. There … More