Gosh…week 47 of the year (according to my diary), and only 45 days until the end of the year (again, according to my diary).
There is a small vegetable market on Wednesdays down by the Pipitea Campus of the university which I may have … More
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would of course have to talk about world events. We … More
Who can believe it is November already? 2020 has been such a strange year we all agree. Forgetting the headlines … More
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
So here we are on a rather grey, windy and rainy Monday, and time to recall the small pleasures of the week and ignore the weather outside. First up, of course, we have to mention Jacinda Ardern being elected for a second term.
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