Category Archive: eating out

Three red cars

Three red cars

“On my way to school I watch the cars going past the bus and remember their colours. 3 red cars in a row mean that it …

 

A widening in the road

A widening in the road

Our plans for Christmas have changed. The plan was we spend a couple of nights in Turangi on the way to Auckland, and we celebrate …

 

Food

Food

It’s probably because I’m finally paying attention, or, maybe merely noticed, but it seems to me that food has become a lot more politicised recently. …

 

Chicken soup

Chicken soup

Chicken soup is top of my¬† list when it comes to foods that nourish my soul. No other food gets even close to this number …

 

Taking the long road home…

Taking the long road home…

Friday night. Some Friday nights you’re busting to get home. The weekend in all its splendor awaits, and you charge into the traffic, and before …

 

A seasoned traveler

A seasoned traveler

When the settlers came to New Zealand in the 1800s they brought possessions, hopes, and dreams. These apples are growing by the Sexton’s Cottage – …

 

Consider the sparrows

Consider the sparrows

For the second time in as many days I watched sparrows gorging on muffins. In this case I think it was a chocolate chip muffin. …

 

Ordering tea

Ordering tea

Mis-communication is so easy when you’re in an unfamiliar environment. Different accents, different use of language, different ways of doing things – they all contribute …

 

362 – Fresh new days

362 – Fresh new days

Our friends Gabi and James got married today. Gabi made a big contribution when we got married, and it felt very good to be able …

 

346 – Dessert Island

346 – Dessert Island

I prefer to regard a dessert as I would imagine the perfect woman: subtle, a little bittersweet, not blowsy and extrovert. Delicately made …