So I came home on Sunday last week, to sunshine, a magnolia in bloom and a cold and empty house. …
asparagus, Daily Life, flowers, home, sandwich, scone, Small Pleasures, spring, The Beehive, theatre, Wellington, wild garlic
In a week that saw Wellington go back up to Covid Alert Level 2 (extended on Sunday for another 48 hours), closure of the Trans Tasman bubble for a few days, and lots of rain, it has been even more important to think about the small pleasures in life.
cafe, food, fruit, lunch, morning walk, pasta, sandwich, Small Pleasures, soup, tea, The Beehive, treats, vegetables, Wellington, winter
It is somehow hard to believe it is almost half way through the month already. Easter has come and gone, …
autumn, Botanic Gardens, cinema, cooking, food, fruit, good things, lilies, restaurant, Small Pleasures, The Beehive, trees, vegetables, Wellington
I can’t believe it is Monday again…and time to stop and pause and think about the small pleasures of the …
avocados, baking, baking class, beef, Bellamy’s by Logan Brown, black cat, bread, broccoflower, Burger Wellington, burgers, cafe, cat, charcoal, Charlie, cheese, cheese scone, chips, food, food festival, Greytown, hellebores, Hiakai, Kelburn, Kelburn Village Pub, Masterton, mushrooms, New Zealand Parliament, ornamental cabbages, Queen Elizabeth Park, routines, Saturday morning, Small Pleasures, Sunday, The Beehive, Wagyu beef, Wairarapa, Wellington, Wellington on a Plate, Zealandia
So it is Friday evening here, a week with heavy rain and sunshine (and in the same day), a week that was busy at work, a week in which Karl ate a halloumi and mushroom burger (and good it was too) and a week in which I binged listened to Australian true crime podcast Teacher’s Pet.
150 anniversary, Australian, balloons, blue skies, Botanic Gardens, cherries, first signs of summer, Floral display, flowers, Friday, Friday evening, fund raising, ice-cream, Mary Potter Hospice, Midland Park, New Zealand Parliament, Parliament, Parliamentary Library, Royal New Zealand Ballet, strawberries, summer in the city, Teacher's Pet podcast, That was the week, The Beehive, the week, true crime podcast, Tuesday
As the tenth Wellington on a Plate draws to a close, here are three things we enjoyed as part of …
bacon and egg, beef, beer, beer and pies, blue cheese, braised beef cheek, burger, Burger Wellington, caramelised onion, chocolate, cider, dessert, Dine Wellington, dining, dinner, eating, fish, ice-cream, Kelburn, Kelburn Village Pub, New Zealand, Parliament, pies, pork and apple, porter, red wine, salmon, salmon carpaccio, smoked cheese, spiced rum, Sprig and Fern, steak and cheese, Sunday lunch, The Beehive, Wagyu beef, Wellington, Wellington on a Plate, white wine, wine
It’s been a while since I have done one of Cee’s Share Your World challenges, and as it is the …
autumn, Barbara Pym, blogs, Cee's challenge, Danish, eating, English, gratitude, languages, listening, magazines, morning, New Zealand, Parliament, reading, Swedish, The Beehive, weekend, Wellington
Some of you might well have seen the recent Quality of Life survey as published in the Financial Times (the survey …
beer, Botanic Gardens, cable car, Cafes, city, coffee, coolest little capital, festivals, food, food shopping, market, New Zealand, New Zealand School of Dance, Otari-Wilton Bush, Royal New Zealand Ballet, shopping, streets, Te Papa, The Beehive, waterfront, weather, Wellington, Weta Workshop, World of Wearable Art, Zealandia, Zoo