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The Kettle Black

I am sitting on a beach in Asia thinking how I would best describe Melbourne to the lovely Austrian couple I have been chatting to for the last hour. They … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Operator 25

Sometimes, we have these days where we just want to press the pause button on life and escape to another dimension. Operator 25 offers such escape to city slickers, who … Continue reading

July 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

Brighton Schoolhouse

I wasn’t a goodie two shoes at school but I was certainly not the type to get into enough trouble to get a Sunday detention. Two weeks ago, I attended … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Little Ox

It is the first day of winter and I decide to go to the beach in protest. It is raining and it is windy, but don’t let anyone tell you … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · Leave a comment


I sometimes think that Melbourne is a game of hide and seek. The best restaurants and bars are often hidden away in an alley off an alley off an alley … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hardware Sociéte

I recently visited Sydney and was very impressed by the kind weather, majestic harbour and abundance of outdoor dining options. I was having a drink next to a couple of … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Merchants Guild

When Merchants Guild opened its doors in East Bentleigh I had just bought my first home in the area. I was very sceptical of this new café. I have lived … Continue reading

May 18, 2014 · 4 Comments

Mr Brightside

My partner and I went on a short overseas trip and we came back to a wet, frosty and gloomy Melbourne. Those who know me, are well aware that the … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · 1 Comment


St Kilda. It is one of those places that you either love or hate. An electric mix of party-goers, hippies, backpackers, athletes, and lovers of the bay. While I have … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Coin Laundry

Armadale. Leafy trees , designer wedding gowns and terrace houses. It is the Sunday that ends daylight savings and while I am grateful to have gained an hour in my … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment
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