Up the Duff? ~ Eat Avo-ca-dos!

Mayan legend records the first consumption of an Avocado, by a Princess in 291 B.C. but today you need not be royalty to eat this beautiful food packed with lots of good things for everyone but for women in particular. I have an interesting collection of facts that point to the Doctrine of Signatures for…

Burnham Beeches Born … Again

So was it last Sunday …? Hmmmm – I think yes? Maybe? T’was. Let’s go with that. Picture this, Sunday morning. Cannot recall the events of Saturday Night but I think I probably attempted Marco Pierre White’s Pasta Carbonara, on a frivolous whim – no doubt messed up on account of using Gluten-Free Pasta (otherwise…

Melbourne Cabaret Festival GALA Roadshow ~ Is Coming …

WHEN? July 19th 2014 @ 8:00PM WHERE? Burrinja, Cnr Glenfern Road and Matson Drive, Upwey, VIC 3158. Tel. 9754 8723. WHAT? For the first time the acclaimed Melbourne Cabaret Festival is touring in 2014! Now you can enjoy a titillating selection of acts from one of the world’s largest cabaret festivals. Performances range in style…

“The General Food Store” in Emerald

We found a Pearl And it can be found by anyone hot footing it to Emerald. Sometimes in the pursuit of Authenticity and living The Authentic Life, it is necessary to get out amongst the wandering herd and see what there is to see. Nothing, I tell you – there is nothing to inspire one…

Royal Mail Hotel @ Dunkeld

So Clangers and I are proud but not paid up exactly fans of Anthony Bourdain, cheeky beast. The man is glib, enjoys life as much as he can, likes food, booze and words, has a social conscience and heart to match … does not like Hipsters but is intrigued by their ways. Long story short…

How about that heat …

So … friends, Melbourne had a bit of a heat wave for a couple of days. Just the way of things in summer. On these days, if you know what is good for you – you will wrangle, manoeuvre, trick, lure, manipulate – I would possibly resort to hypnosis if necessary – just to get…