The Rainy Day Edit

The Rainy Day Edit

Christchurch isn't a particularly rainy city. Sure, there are weeks where we barely see the sun, but generally it's pretty nice. That said, there's something a bit exciting about having a few wardrobe items you look forward to pulling out on those less than ideal days. Further to that, I love having activities up my [...]

Miro in the Midland Building

Miro in the Midland Building

The Brown Bread team has been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the downstairs café in our building (Midland Building). Helmed by the folk behind Francesca's Italian Kitchen (in both Wanaka and Christchurch), Miro is serving up an extensive menu of breakfast, brunch and lunch favourites. Whether you prefer sweet or savoury, filling or light, Miro has [...]

Float Therapy: Here’s What To Expect

Float Therapy: Here’s What To Expect

With constant noise and distraction in our daily lives, it's increasingly difficult to disconnect. Being constantly tethered to my device, both for work and personal reasons, I've often tossed up the idea of a digital detox. Float therapy is another option for those looking to carve out space to think and meditate without external distractions. [...]

What Fable Brings To The Table

What Fable Brings To The Table

Fable is a local store with a purpose. The carefully curated second-hand shop offers a vintage shopping experience not found anywhere else in Christchurch (or even New Zealand). Owners Sarah Gunn and Meagan Veitch saw a gap in the market for affordable, good quality second-hand items after seeing the incredible level of vintage shopping in [...]