The protesters are still outside Parliament, Covid cases are on the rise (New Zealand hasn’t reached peak numbers of Omicron …
amazing, blue skies, Botanic Gardens, cable car, garden, lunch, magazine, summer, sunflower, weather, Wednesday, Wellington
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.
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I’ve been asked by Natalie the Explorer to participate in a weekend coffee share, where bloggers from around the globe …
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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.
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It’s Saturday, it’s summer and the sun is shining. After last year’s awful summer, we have been blessed this year with lots of warm and sunny days. These haven’t stopped me from trawling the internet for interesting things. Here are six for you to try out too.
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It is Friday evening, and I like to do a blog post at the end of the week to put …
An Omelette and a Glass of Wine, beetroot, bread, cable car, Charles Dickens, election, Elizabeth David, Māori, New Zealand, piccalilli, quote, rye bread, spring, Te reo Māori, vegetables, weather
Some of you might well have seen the recent Quality of Life survey as published in the Financial Times (the survey …
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As I mentioned in my last post, this weekend was the 150th anniversary (or birthday) of Wellington becoming the capital …
We had beautiful weather yesterday (Wednesday), and as I had been up in Kelburn in the morning, I took the …