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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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Munich Brauhaus - Melbourne review - Family Funday

Munich Brauhaus, South Wharf – Sunday Family Funday

Do you do a Sunday family lunch? I always have the best intentions but sadly it doesn’t happen as often as I’d like at out place. When the invite arrived to check out Munich Brauhaus‘ Sunday Family Funday located at South Wharf in Melbourne, we jumped at the chance to share a Sunday meal together in the most convivial of…

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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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Cafe review Frank & Ginger Caulfield North

Frank & Ginger, Caulfield North

It’s always exciting when I discover a new cafe has opened up in my hood, Caulfield has a bit of an unadventurous personality as far as suburbs go, so you’d think that the arrival of Frank & Ginger almost a year ago would have registered on my cafe radar. But I’ve been driving past Frank & Ginger for a whole…

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Cheap Eats in Melbourne - ALl you can eat vegetarian curry Om Vegetarian

Cheap Eats: Om Vegetarian Veg Cafe – Melbourne CBD

If you ever find yourself in the city tight on cash or really hungry (or both), you can do worse than sitting down for a tasty vegetarian curry at Om Vegetarian. $6.50 doesn’t buy you much these days, especially in the CBD, but for just a pocket full of change you’ll get: two Vegetarian curries, Basmati rice cooked with peas,…

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Home Tour My Poppet Kitchen

The Truth Behind Home Tours

I love flicking through the pages of glossy shelter mags and checking out home tours on sites like The Design Files and Apartment Therapy. I like to see how other people inhabit their homes, it says a lot about them, what they chose to surround themselves with. There is also a part of me that is a little voyeuristic, not…

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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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Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition National Trust

A visit to Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition

Phryne Fisher is back! Fans of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, me being one of them, have patiently waited for the series return of this visually stunning production to our small screens. The Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher, swans into early 1929 Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger-sharp wit. As a Melbournian, I love how meticulously, and lavishly…

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The WW1 Centenary Exhibition at Melbourne Museum

The WW1 Centenary Exhibition at Melbourne Museum

The Melbourne Museum is hosting The WW1 Centenary Exhibition to commemorate the Centenary of the First World War. This is the most historical and significant exhibition from the UK’s IWM (Imperial War Museums) to ever leave Great Britain and visit Australia. I took my dad, who is a bit of a history buff, to a preview tour of the exhibition….

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Etsy at the cullen

Etsy at the Cullen

I was recently invited to preview a unique collaboration between Etsy.com and The Cullen Hotel in Melbourne. Creative duo M​arsha Golemac and B​rooke Holm were tasked with a world­ first, to takeover and transform a hotel room and create Etsy at the Cullen. With hand­picked homewares from Australia’s burgeoning Etsy community of makers, and some savvy non-permanent interior design solutions…

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