It was a lovely sunny day today, one of those lovely autumn days with bright blue skies. Wednesday is my ‘day off’ now I have moved to a four day week, and today plan was to go to town for a bit of a browse and lunch.
I started of at Wellington Apothecary, a lovely shop selling herbal teas, skincare and other delights. I picked up some Immunity Tea and a little jar of calendula rose cream.
Round the corner is a lovely second hand bookshop, Pegasus, where I found a copy of Jerome K Jerome’s The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, a rare find that I was delighted to spot.
From there I walked up the street, passing this well-known sign outside the army surplus store, and up to Minerva to pick up some cards and have a browse.
For lunch, I headed to Wellington institution, Floriditas, where I met my nephew’s wife and my great nephew. You can see the outside of the cafe in the featured image at the top of the post. I opted for the crispy polenta cakes topped with some really tasty mushrooms, parmesan and two poached eggs. My companion opted for the apple pie french toast with stewed apple and feijoa, yoghurt and apple syrup. We agreed it was lovely to actually have family in the same city after such a long time.
That is all from me this Wednesday evening…..
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