This week’s small pleasures #212

So….here we are…another Monday…..and the skies are grey and the rain is pouring down in contrast to weather earlier last … More

Winter wine tasting in Hawke’s Bay

At this time of year, when the cold weather sets in, it is important to have a few little treats lined up. With our planned three-week trip to Canada obviously cancelled, we decided to head up north to Napier in the Hawke’s Bay region for a few days winter break

This week’s small pleasures #165

This past week saw me travel to Hawke’s Bay, eat some good food, enjoy some sunshine and spend a lot … More

A weekend away: Waiheke Island

Last weekend, we headed up to Auckland and sailed over to Waiheke Island, a mere 35 minute ferry-ride from the … More