The sky is blue, the sun is shining and we are being woken each morning with a loud dawn chorus. … More
What is your take on cucumber? I admit to a love-hate relationship. There was a period a few years ago … More
First up, for those of you who have been wanting feedback on the pickles I made last week, I can … More
What is on your ‘I want to do’ list? Not necessarily your bucket list, not the things you have to … More
Actually, I was tempted to rename this post “This week’s small pleasures: the food edition” because that is what it … More
It is Friday, the sun is shining, and I took an extra day off work (Monday is the Labour Day holiday here in New Zealand). What is not to like? Well, the fact I have a cold. Never mind, it hasn’t stopped me enjoying some good things to eat this week.
Wellington is home to a burgeoning group of laneways, those small streets that give people an alternative route through a city, cutting through between busy streets and offering opportunities to create communities of small businesses, homes and places to gather.