As June began, the rain did as well, as I mentioned in my last two posts (here and here). The … More
This week’s small pleasures #267
Today is the Wellington Anniversary Holiday. Auckland has its holiday next week, and other regions and cities have their own … More
What’s on your plate: the first day of December
I may be a little early this month, but with Wednesday being my non-working day, it is a good opportunity … More
This week’s small pleasures #258
The past week has been such a week of contrasts, from the weather being both sunny and very wet, from … More
A seat at the table: Christmas
One thing we can all agree on I am sure is that at this time of year we all like … More
This week’s small pleasures #196
It was a week in which we had a lot of rain…and I mean a lot of rain. The skies … More
Queen Victoria Market
One place you should visit when in Melbourne is Queen Victoria Market. One half is stalls selling belts, cheap souvenirs, … More
The taste test (or how it is easy to find good vegan sausages but not vegan cheese)
In these few weeks of eating a mostly, and I stress mostly, plant based diet, (there are a few things I have noticed. First, of all I haven’t craved meat at all. Second, if I was out and there was smoked salmon or seafood on a menu, I know I would be tempted. Third, vegan cheese is very much hit or miss.
This week’s small pleasures #66
So here we are again, this Monday evening in New Zealand, and time to reflect on this week’s small pleasures.
First we eat…
With my current experimental move to a mostly plant based diet, I have had the opportunity to try a whole lot of new things, and finding out it isn’t about what I can’t eat, but what things I can eat.