Posts from 2015


Read More Routeburn

Posted on Sun, 01/03/2015

Hannah has just run the Routeburn. As you do... ...>>>

Read More I'm getting worried!

Posted on Tue, 03/03/2015

We have an hour or so before we're due to head out the door and deliver Courteney to Auckland airport, via dinner first, naturelment. Think we're going to go to Everybody's becausehave been hearing good things,...>>>

Read More An oldfashioned drink, updated

Posted on Tue, 10/03/2015

Blackcurrant is my new favourite flavour. Since rediscovering it, and starting to make a syrup which we're using for our Kir Royales in the restaurant and also a non -alcoholic aperitif where we mix it with Antipodes...>>>

Read More Pepper Palace Cycling Team

Posted on Sat, 14/03/2015

Courteney is back in America,  the team camp is over, and they're at the start of a full on racing calender which  will cover the next few months...  and that means that  here at home from now on it's...>>>

Read More Day trip to Auckland

Posted on Mon, 16/03/2015

We had our somewhat delayed Christmas staff get together yesterday. In years past it has not  been unusual for it to be postponed from the more normal December timing  until January, because the  general freneticism...>>>

Read More Monica Lewinsky at TED

Posted on Sun, 22/03/2015

' House of Cards', and 'The Good Wife', are compulsory viewing in our household. Both  are  TV series with deeply cynical views of the political process, and I have no doubt that  watching  them...>>>

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