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The cool change on a lovely Saturday morning

By | November 2nd, 2019|weather|

Melbourne weather is something else. Yesterday evening, the heat was so incredibly oppressive. It was only 35 degrees I think, but walking home after dinner, it felt like a late summer February evening not an early November evening. I was half awake when the cool change started late last night. That is the beauty of [...]

The Noble Experiment for wine and tunes

By | November 1st, 2019|bars and restaurants, music|

It is a new world. Always a new world! Not so much fun writing on my iPad, but maybe it slows things down...increases awareness. This is all for another post in a different universe. For now, I am...ahem, writing a review of an old favourite haunt in my neighbourhood. I think The Noble Experiment has [...]

Spicks and Specks reunion special

By | October 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|

It was an unexpected delight to be a part of the studio audience for one of the Spicks and Specks reunion specials. My friend invited me to take his spare ticket, and while I can't believe it now, I accepted because I wanted to be a good friend. The taping was scheduled to go for [...]

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Roots – 1927 – Melbourne International Arts Festival

By | October 5th, 2019|light art, theatre|

My expectations were quite high for the performance of Roots by the 1927 theatre company as part of the Melbourne International Arts Festival. For anyone who has caught a show by 1927, the mere mention of the English theatre company is enough to light up the eyes.Melbourne International Arts Festival It was an incredibly delightful [...]

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Richmond – 2019 Premieres – Hooray

By | September 28th, 2019|family, sport|

So exciting to see the Richmond Tigers absolutely thrash their opponents today in the AFL Grand Final. They played so well. They beat GWS by 114 to 25, which is surely incredible. It was a good game. It is a bit bittersweet for me. Even though I have been a tentative Richmond supporter since last [...]

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Salmonella Dub at the Corner Hotel

By | September 27th, 2019|music|

If you want my honest opinion about Salmonella Dub at the Corner Hotel tonight? Mostly, I just f**king hated it, haha. Don't get me wrong there were some moments when I really got into the groove with this band. Especially in the first set, which was the Salmonella Dub Sound System. It was a lot [...]

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Altercation in a bar in Prahran on Saturday night

By | September 7th, 2019|bars and restaurants, weather|

Was interesting to step out on Greville Street, Prahran tonight. After a fantastic house party bbq for an old friend’s 40th, I was at home eating dinner and remembered that my friend Miss Party Feet was hosting some drinks in South Yarra. I quickly got in touch to ask if I could join them and [...]

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