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

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I think I have had enough of lockdown. On Saturday afternoon, I decided that the new routine of baking, Pilates … More

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

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would be sitting far apart. We would laugh and say … More

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

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It is the Labour Day holiday weekend, and so this sunny Monday I have been at home, catching up with … More

This week’s small pleasures #158

This week’s small pleasures is coming to you on Sunday as I am off travelling for work again on Monday … More

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.