The high country: setting the scene in Euroa (pt 1)
High Country / Travel

The high country: setting the scene in Euroa (pt 1)

Mum and I had a mother-daughter trip up to Beechworth and Bright last weekend (well, Thursday to Monday) and I had so much fun I’m already blogging about it! All of my draft posts that have been sitting there for ages just got offended, but it can’t be helped. We set off relatively bright and early … Continue reading

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Pleased to meet you Mr Tulk, Melbourne CBD
Eating Out / Melbourne CBD

Pleased to meet you Mr Tulk, Melbourne CBD

Mr Tulk 328 Swanston Street Melbourne CBD Web: http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/visit/eat-drink/about-mr-tulk BYO: not that kind of place, but it is licensed Doggie bags: again, not that kind of place. Also, no food allowed in the State Library!  Libraries. Normally a hushed place, hallowed halls of learning, little green lamps and the sound of pens scratching (although these days, … Continue reading

When a red door closes, another mirage opens (El Mirage; L’Atelier by Monsieur Truffe, Brunswick East)
Brunswick-Brunswick East / Eating Out

When a red door closes, another mirage opens (El Mirage; L’Atelier by Monsieur Truffe, Brunswick East)

El Mirage & L’Atelier by Monsieur Truffe 349 Lygon St & 351 Lygon Street East Brunswick What a convoluted title I’ve chosen for this long-winded post, but essentially, it describes what happened. Let me explain… We had heard excellent things about the chocolate at Monsieur Truffe, and had previously tried to lob up at L’Atelier … Continue reading

Freewheelin’ at Freestyle Espresso, South Melbourne
Eating Out / South Melbourne

Freewheelin’ at Freestyle Espresso, South Melbourne

After a busy morning grappling with everyone else in the hubbub of South Melbourne Market, Freestyle Espresso is a great place to gather, regroup and refuel with some cracking breakfasts. What’s brilliant about this place is I’ve never waited for a table; it’s down a lane (all the best cafes in Melbourne are down lanes, don’t-cha-know); … Continue reading