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History week Victoria

My Top 5 Event Picks for History Week Victoria

Take a break from the present day – head out and explore Victoria’s fascinating past during History Week. Here is your chance to step back in time! An array of exciting activities will bring Victoria’s colourful past to life during History Week, which runs from October 16-23. Events that celebrate our heritage are being held across the state and there…

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retro laundrymat laundrette

THE LAUNDRETTE – A Story about Time Travel

Today I walked passed a very special place while I was showing a friend around my very favourite parts of Melbourne. This special place is unassuming, but if you let it, it will take you on a journey back in time, for a little while anyway. Sometimes you can find magic in the everyday if you look hard enough… In…

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we will rock you melbourne

Melbourne, Time to Rock out to ‘We Will Rock You’

Brought to you by Nuffnang and We Will Rock You Today we have a guest review by my sister Janet, who graciously saved the day after I was struck down with flu and couldn’t make it to the opening night of We Will Rock You. She has done and awesome job, I guess blogging runs in the family! I was…

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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 – 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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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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