Him Outdoors and I were both going to be busy on Waitangi Day itself, so we celebrated a day early by going to Dawat-e-Punjab and having a curry and a BYO bottle of 2007 Pinot Noir from Brennan.
|Palak papdi chaat|
It's still very hot as summer continues. Chester is being careful not to over-extend himself.
Our friend, Dr Kay, had a significant birthday, which means a party, which means party food...
...and cake. This extravaganza was modelled on a set that Dr Kay designed for a production of Pride and Prejudice. I had to leave before the cake-cutting ceremony, but I believe it tasted as good as it looks.