Exploring The Wairarapa

I have only been to the Wairarapa a couple of times to visit extended family and the Martinborough Fair and have loved it so much I have wanted to go back and explore more. I never intended to write about our weekend away but because we stayed in the most lovely little homestay I just …

Fruit Fingers, a Sugar Bowl and the Kitchen Table

One of my early childhood memories is sitting at the kitchen table in my Nana's house having morning tea or 'smoko' was what we called it then. We would have scones with jam, a homemade biscuit or if we were lucky, a store bought biscuit, my favourites being fruit fingers which looked like little pillows …