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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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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 Transmission Films Mary Poppins was my first introduction to the Suffragette movement as a young girl, Mrs. Banks…

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Cats - Melbourne Premiere

Cats the Musical – Melbourne Premiere

Brought to you by 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 premiered in…

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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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A #LittleAdventure – Vintage Prams, Cookies & Castles

Sometimes you don’t have to travel far to have an adventure. Emma and I often find ourselves exploring our neighborhood on a lazy Saturday morning with no real agenda apart from grabbing a bite to eat and maybe a visit to the local post office. Today we headed off with Teddy and a colourful vintage pram that we found a…

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peanut butter and jelly doughnuts

Hank Marvin Markets – St.Kilda East

Southsiders rejoice, the food trucks have finally arrived! No longer do we have to cross the river to get our little piece of street food action, now that Hank Marvin Market has set up shop in Alma Park, St Kilda East. As the sign clearly states, South Side’s Starvin’,and if the turn out last weekend is anything to go by,…

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Telstra AIr Melbourne CBD wifi hotspot

Lighting up the Night Sky

“Brought to you by Telstra” If you are in the Melbourne CBD this weekend you’ll notice the city has gotten just a little bit brighter. Telstra phone booths all over town are shining beams of light up into the night sky to celebrate the launch of Telstra Air, a new service that transforms the humble public phone into a Wi-Fi…

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TMNT Melbourne Oz Comic Con 2015

A Day Out at OZ Comic Con – Melbourne

Nothing cures a bad case of jet lag better than a dose of Comic-Con realness, or more fittingly surrealness! Emma and I headed over to the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre to check the cosplay action on Sunday. I’m a bit of a closet sci-fi geek, and Emma loves to dress up, so this was the perfect event with something…

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Glamping on Melbourne Central rooftop at St Jerome's Hotel

Melbourne’s New ‘Glamping’ Rooftop Hotel

When it comes to rooftop experiences, Melbourne has got it covered, you’ll find trendy types hanging out at rooftop bars, restaurants and cinemas around town. And now the rooftop scene is complete with the opening of a brand new accommodation concept – St Jerome’s The Hotel. From May 20, you can sleep under the stars in luxury camp style digs…

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