Things to do in Melbourne, Adelaide and Tasmania over the HOT summer.
It is always fun to get out and about in Melbourne and there is certainly plenty on offer. My top picks are the following: October 2018 MADIBA THE MUSICAL is currently showing at the Comedy Theatre in the city. I was lucky to be invited to the preview which was excellent. The musical portrays the... Continue Reading →
Young chefs recently battled it out at, initially regional level where I had been asked by La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs and Le Cordon Bleu as a non-professional member to be a judge, then the young chefs went on to compete nationally. The winner Aaron Engeler (below) will now be able to compete in the international... Continue Reading →
Now for those new to Melbourne or transients Prahran hosts some contemporary hot spots. There is certainly something for everyone whether you are shopping for your special salt block or new cook book (their selection is superb and I purchased two for family members) in The Essential Ingredient (next to Prahran market). Or, if you... Continue Reading →
Another 1Ib down (and a total of 2 kilos lost). Definitely something to celebrate. You might ask why 'Hold the Margarita'??? Well yesterday saw me walking around my beloved docklands (approx 1.5k) with a stop off at DFO to assist my extended family -- lots of great-nephews and a niece with their desired purchases ---... Continue Reading →
Did you know underneath Elizabeth Street pedestrian bridge there is a gorgeous bar under the bridge, which is TERRIFIC! It is called Ponyfish Island. The tables are in demand so hover near a table to grab one when it is vacated. It is a lovely place to chill out and watch the sunset or just... Continue Reading →
Recently I did a guided tour of the Melbourne lane-ways. The superb guide from CAE (Centre for Adult Education) (check-out http://www.cae.edu.au) was an exceptional historian. She added a lot of interesting tit-bits that held our attention. We flipped between yesteryear and present day, all the while learning from a historical perspective of the developments within... Continue Reading →
Oh yes as one bar just isn't enough I explored the bar scene in Perth and was pleasantly surprised with the diversity on offer. Our pub crawl commenced at Greenhouse to ensure we had some tasty bites in our tummy first and their wedges with a chilli aoli were quite delicious and a good base... Continue Reading →