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Knowledge Market Victoria Harbour Docklands

Knowledge Market – Melbourne’s New Creative Hub

I always love discovering new neighbourhoods in my home town of Melbourne, exploring a new hood is like going on a mini adventure. Recently I took the number 11 tram to its very last stop at Victoria Harbour to check out the new pop-up creative hub, Knowledge Market. The Docklands precinct seems to have been under construction for, well, forever!…

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oz comic con melbourne ticket giveaway

Oz Comic-Con Melbourne – Family Pass Giveaway (closed)

Oz Comic-Con is back in Melbourne this June long weekend and I have a family pass to give away to one lucky reader. Emma and I went to last years event and had a great time. We’ll be heading back this year and Emma is already planning her cosplay. Oz Comic-­Con Melbourne will host a number of fun features for…

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Singin' in the Rain Melbourne Premiere - review

Melbourne, let Singin’ in the Rain put a Smile on your face

It seemed almost ironic that in Melbourne, a city constantly being poked fun at for it’s less than stellar weather, the only umbrellas required on the opening night of Singin’ in the Rain were for the performers on stage. “Brought to you by Nuffnang and Singin’ in the Rain “ The city was abuzz under clear skies this Saturday night as…

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Port Phillip Mussel Festival

Flex your Mussels at the Port Phillip Mussel Festival

The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is in full swing and one of the feature events on every foodie’s calendar is happening this weekend at the South Melbourne Market. The third annual Port Phillip Mussel Festival is a two-day seafood street party you don’t want to miss. I attended the media launch this week and got a sneak peek of…

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The Humanimals - Cabaret cathedral

The Humanimals – A Kids’ Cabaret the Whole Family will Enjoy

The last thing you expect to encounter in the Mornington Peninsula’s seaside resort town of Rye is a Baroque Cabaret Theatre. It sits on the foreshore comfortably alongside the old-school carnival that has been a Rye Summer fixture since the 50’s, and it’s imposing facade just beckons you to go in and be entertained. “Cabaret Cathedral” is the creation of…

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Luna Park Melbourne mypoppet.com.au

Happy Birthday Luna Park! 103 Years Young

Do you share your birthday with a famous celebrity? I do, turns out Taylor Swift was born on the same day I was! But as fun as that little bit of trivia is, I doubt I’ll ever get to share a Birthday party with ‘Tay Tay’. Taylor Swift is ok I guess, but I was so much more delighted to…

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SUFR_A4poster

Movie Review: SUFFRAGETTE – the untold story

“Cast off the shackles of yesterday Shoulder to shoulder into the fray   Our daughter’s daughters will adore us   And they’ll sing in grateful chorus   Well done sister suffragettes” – Mary Poppins, 1965 This post is brought to you by Nuffnang and Transmission Films Mary Poppins was my first introduction to the Suffragette movement as a young girl, Mrs….

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Cats - Melbourne Premiere

Cats the Musical – Melbourne Premiere

Brought to you by Nuffnang and Cats the Musical In 1981, well before the internet LOL cat phenomenon, the world got it’s cute cat fix from a little stage musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber called Cats, you may have heard of it? It’s hard to believe from my youthful appearance that I was around in the 80’s when Cats first…

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Christmas Shopping

Free Parking in the Melbourne CBD this Christmas

It’s pretty rare that I head into the Melbourne CBD to do my Christmas shopping, lugging stuff around on public transport is a pain and parking can be super expensive. But I just got an exciting email that I wanted to share with you because it’s totally going to change the way I enjoy the city this Christmas. Emporium Melbourne…

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