Summer is here – and so far we have had a fair bit of sunshine, and certainly warmer temperatures. The … More
In the kitchen: freekeh
With warmer days ahead, our meals move from soups and stews to salads and all the good things of summer. … 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
This week’s small pleasures #230
I started getting this post together on Sunday, and had to change my planned intro, as at 7pm we heard … More
This week’s small pleasures #227
This week’s small pleasures comes to you on the Wellington Anniversary holiday. What a treat it is to have a long weekend like this during the summer after being back at work for two weeks!
This week’s small pleasures #223
This will be the last small pleasures post of 2020, and also my penultimate post of the year. In the past, I have done a series of highlights of the year, but it just doesn’t feel right at the moment.
With only a four day week at work this week, Wednesday becomes the new Thursday. Well, kind of in that … More
The autumn months
I don’t know if I am correct here, but it seems to be that at this transition time between summer … More
This week’s small pleasures #131
After a few gloriously sunny days, and stunning weather over the weekend (see Saturday’s post), today has turned grey and … More
This week’s small pleasures #123
It is February already – can you believe it? We have had a lot of lovely, sunny summer days, and have been making the most of the season.