A Lunch at Winters

Sunday brought my last roller derby training for the year and also my last great excuse to catch up with my lovely friend Jade for a Sunday lunch this year. Winter’s Cafe is a newly updated Pakington St cafe, which has fantastic seasonal menus.  The crowds stream in You’ll be lucky to get a table during brunch/lunchContinue reading “A Lunch at Winters”

Queenscliff Music Festival 2012

Last weekend saw us driving a little further down the coast to a small town of Queenscliff, where tens of thousands of people were flocking over the weekend, for Queenscliff Music Festival 2012. I love music festivals, but this one is especially nice because we’re practically locals.  We also got free tickets for this oneContinue reading “Queenscliff Music Festival 2012”

A Taste of the Melbourne Taste Festival

Being in the right place in the right time is an art and I am coming to learn a lot about it.  Ellie from Kitchen Wench, put a post on twitter asking if anyone wanted a free ticket to the Taste of Melbourne.  I jumped at the chance. I few days later I received 2Continue reading “A Taste of the Melbourne Taste Festival”

An Application, Dinner and a Movie.

Thursday disappeared before my eyes. The morning was an adventure, picking up J’s new car, and purchasing my pieces for my OMG coffee mug swap. Then the race was on to finish writing my job application for a local primary school, by the end of the business day.  I’d been working on it for 2Continue reading “An Application, Dinner and a Movie.”

Saints & Sailors

There’s nothing much better than dinner with your best girlfriend!  I mean don’t get me wrong, I love J (duh, I married the guy), but having a night of philosophising, wine drinking and fantastic food does wonders! I am super lucky to have a wonderful lady Jade (there’s a photo of us here). Over the weekendContinue reading “Saints & Sailors”

Celebrations

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO HANNAH! Yesterday was my younger sister’s birthday.  She was lucky enough to go and spend the weekend on the Mornington Peninsula, wine tasting, vintage perusing and hot bathing. Last night Mum, Dad, J and I all headed to Melbourne to celebrate with her.  Her first choice, the latest cool new place to visitContinue reading “Celebrations”

Raw Ingredients

The cold and gloomy weather could not keep us inside any more, so yesterday morning we decided to step outside… “shock horror”, you might say, “in this weather?!?!?!” (for those in the Northern Hemisphere, or even just Northern Australia, imagine COLD!) But there was markets to be visited and yummy food to be eaten, soContinue reading “Raw Ingredients”