bars and restaurants

I am in St Kilda, Australia drinking overpriced soda and bitters in a nice beer garden with intermittent water mist being pumped out in the heat of the afternoon. Boxing Day is traditionally a hangover day, so I believe, but since I didn’t overindulge yesterday,...

There is something exciting happening in the streets nearby my neck of the woods. Just recently a new pub opened up. It is called Goldy's, and I haven't been in yet, but they have a whole stack of outdoor seating on the street (in place...

First weekend out of lockdown. The excitement is palpable. All through the streets in Melbourne, people are buzzing. The streets are alive and vibrant. Come out everyone! We had our first drink out of lockdown at the Prudence Hotel in North Melbourne. It is a...

I wrote a post sometime last year about a pub in my neighbourhood closing down last year. The previous owners had the pub for over 20 years and I believe the new proprietor bought it for 3 million Australian dollars (or 10 million!!? - I...

I felt like I wanted to get trashed earlier. It was 3 pm on a Saturday afternoon, and I was tonguing for a margarita. It was altogether too early for tequila though. So, I am glad that my friend called me. Margaritas are actually a pretty...

Sydney is a nice city, I think. I was lucky enough to be staying in Potts Point for the five days I stayed in Sydney after the trade fair. The Airbnb apartment wasn't the Hilton, but it was the absolute best location, and the view...

What are your favourite things to do on a Saturday morning? Top of my list is creative writing and brunch. I should be at the gym, but that is for another story another time. It is essentially my first weekend of holidays and I want...

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...