Whilst at a recent festival in Heathcote I was drawn to the quality of Australian wines and the outstanding knowledge of the wine makers, their interaction with not only their marketing streams but also the consumer is good and these wine makers care about what they create and how. At the festival I interviewed a... Continue Reading →
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 →
Waterfalls, walking trails, superb places to eat. Zip lining, treetop walks, light houses, helicopter rides, paddling through marine reserves ...such fun on the Great Ocean Road.
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 →
What's fun to do in Melbourne in 2018. My picks in Feb through to May.
La Dolce Vita Prosecco Festival is a must in the King Valley. Enjoy popping a few corks and visiting lots of wineries. Talks, sampling and more...
On a recent jaunt to Sydney having revisited some of our favourite haunts around Circular Quay and the Rocks, we decided not to be phased by the rain and enjoy more of Sydneys landscape, so we decided to bite the bullet and go for a trip on a Harley Davidson and what a great decision... Continue Reading →
How many of us look in the mirror and are happy? Go on be honest. I think it is safe to say that even those with good bodies still have something niggling thing that they would like to improve upon. Sadly many of us have body image issues – these may have been with us... Continue Reading →
The challenge of losing weight is always hard to embrace and getting into the right headspace to lose is the key. I find it always better to commence your weight loss journey when you are good and ready as YOU need to commit to YOU. Many readers of mine or on my other social media... Continue Reading →
Just two hours out of Melbourne you can get back to nature and pack in a lot in a long weekend. Some of the things you can do are visit the Penguin Parades, Philip Island Koala Conservation Centre do Cliff Walks, Boat trips see the Seals, Highland Cattle, Wallabies, or sample some yummy wine in the Wineries.