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Queenscliff Music Festival day one

I stand corrected! The music has been excellent so far. We have seen Illy play, which was a lovely collection of visceral musical memories distant…

Lenka – Intraspectral launch tour

Despite the fact that my friend said that you couldn’t turn on the radio without hearing Lenka‘s ‘The Show’ back in 2008, I had never…

Love Ya Like I Can tour – Kerryn Fields and Matt Joe Gow

We were lucky to see Kerryn Fields and Matt Joe Gow at House on the Hill in Clifton Hill on Saturday night as part of…

Streets ahead – Smashed Avocado

There is a certain kind of fragile that comes with a big Saturday night or at least, extreme sleep deprivation. It was the first real…

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

COVID-19 has certainly brought more television into my life. Some of it good, some of it not so good. A friend suggested Dirk Gently’s Holistic…

Ode to winter rain

Warm in winter clothes while the rain falls. Sheltered from the atmospheric cold and wet. And viewing the world, separated by glass. It pours down…

Winter solstice 2023 – Happy Solar New Year!

The shortest day of the year (in the southern hemisphere) today! How are you feeling? I am good! If a bit right-brain oriented at the…

Dark Mofo 2023 Tasmania

Dark Mofo 2023 has been my first experience with this winter festival in Hobart, Tasmania. Something that I have been wondering as I have been…

What to do in Canberra? Things to do in Canberra

People sometimes give Canberra a bad rap, but I recently got back from a great holiday there. What to do in Canberra? It can be…

In the Club by Patricia Cornelius – review

There are probably not many plays you can think of where you want to just stand up and yell at the actors during their delivery…

Bloom – Melbourne Theatre Company – 5 stars!

If you want to be delighted. If you want to cry tears of joy. And enjoy 1 hr 45 minutes absolutely entertained by the most…

Beautiful Highness – Chapel Off Chapel

Based on a true story, Beautiful Highness centres around one family‚Äôs incredible grit and determination in dealing with mental ill-health. Unsentimental, heartwarming and gently humorous, the play…

Travel and holidays

Wrapping up a lovely weekend adventure with friends

What a fun weekend! I am pretty sure our friend had a good birthday weekend and actually I think everyone had fun, We had a…

Destination: Point Lonsdale, Victoria

Full stop! I am in heaven! Who knew that I could go on a coastal holiday, and soak up a beautiful coastal town without all…

On my way to Queenscliff

It is a good day for an adventure I think. I am on my way to Queenscliff for the Queenscliff Music Festival this weekend. It…

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Chasing the sun

If there was ever a day to sit and bask in the sun, September 2 might just be my day to do it! I have…

Collingwood winter night walk

It was such a lovely adventure to see my suburb through new eyes last night. I was searching for a cup of tea, or dessert…

Dark Mofo 2023 Tasmania

Dark Mofo 2023 has been my first experience with this winter festival in Hobart, Tasmania. Something that I have been wondering as I have been…

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