Close by the centre of Arrowtown lies a very different heritage site, the Arrowtown Chinese settlement. It is one of at least ten Chinese settlements that grew up around the gold mining towns in Otago during the late the nineteenth century.
A short drive from Queenstown, lies Arrowtown, an historic town sitting on the Arrow River.
For this week’s small pleasures post, I’m going to take you with me to Queenstown, where we have been for a long weekend break.
There is no Six on Saturday post from me today as we are away for the weekend, down in Queenstown. … More
For today’s Wordless Wednesday, trees from two walks in the Botanic Gardens. Don’t you love the little face in the … More
Another week, another set of small pleasures, those little things that bring us joy and a smile to our faces. Autumn is here, so it is time to plan reading lists, trawl recipe books for seasonal eating ideas and look forward to the Easter break. So without further ado, here are some of the good things of the past week.
You can really feel we are entering autumn. The mornings are darker and cooler and there is a small, but … More
The month of February was a dire month for reading. I started a book I didn’t like and couldn’t finish. Thanks to some light reading in terms of Sandi Toksvig’s memoirs, I got back in the mood again. So to what I have read recently.
Here we are, half way through March already. As I mentioned on Saturday, you can really feel autumn is at … More
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea… we would talk about how one of life’s pleasures is … More