Windsor, a suburb of Invercargill, is my local village if you like….its a 5 min bike ride from our house & where we frequently hit the supermarket & video store. We don’t own a… Continue reading

The Sunday Cafe…

It used to be called the Sticky Beak Cafe, then Strickly Stickys and My Darling Daisy Cafe of late We just call it the Sunday Cafe……beacuse its only open on Sundays. The cafe is… Continue reading


Just when you think you’ve visited or know where all the delightful little vintage havens in Southland & Otago are …. another awesome one pops up and you’ve got an excuse to pull over… Continue reading

New Additions…

I’m pleased to report the Mustard Travelling set family has had some new additions thanks to some amazing friends who not only thought “Molly Orange would love this piece” when they saw it …….but… Continue reading


I’d driven the road from Gore to Clinton numerous times before I noticed it was called the “Presidential Highway”, official green Highway sign and all …..pretty sure Al Gore never made it to… Continue reading

Port Chalmers

I’ve got a pretty big soft spot for Port Chalmers…. I’ve spent many a sifty Saturday there munching caramel slice from the Port Royal and pawing through the vintage shops, it was also… Continue reading

More time in Otautau

Today saw me back in Otautau and I have to say the more times I stop in this great wee town the more reasons I find to stop. Previously my main reasons to… Continue reading

Gore ….Again!

Saturday morning saw us nipping through Gorgeous Gore on route to Dunedin to get involved in a working bee at a friends house. Saddly my two favourite Op-shops arent open over the weekend… Continue reading


Since I’ve been down these ways I think of Bluff as the “end of the road” , the ass end of the country, mearly a jumping off point for Stewart Island……….Wrong. As you enter… Continue reading


Throughout my four + years in Queenstown – Arrowtown was my favourite little escape. Only 15 mins drive out of the tourist mecca is the delightful old gold town of Arrowtown. A wee… Continue reading