Month: July 2009

Twelve Month Catchup

Twelve months ago, or thereabouts, I was staying at a youth hostel in Stockholm. It was there I met a bloke called Edward. We had...

Schlager Thursday

Twelve months ago tonight I was preparing to head off to Pride Park in Stockholm for Schlager Night. I’d heard about the annual celebration of...

Haloumi Wednesday

“This is the best haloumi I’ve ever tasted”, my friend Michaela said to one of the co-owners of Yulli’s, one of my favourite local bars....

Judith Lucy

I wondered for just a brief moment tonight if I should be concerned that I’ve just had dinner two nights in a row at Opera...

Helpmann Awards

“My God, I hope we don’t end up over the bridge again”, I whispered in Colin’s ear as we caught the shuttle bus from the...

Sunday Roast

After today’s movie screening, I wandered around looking for lunch somewhere. At first I settled on The Captain Cook, which is now run by a...

Balibo Movie

I went to a sneak preview today of the new movie, Balibo. Although much of the film’s narrative focuses on the death of five Australian...

Pinball Wizard

It was an incredibly busy Saturday. After a bit of a sleep in, I hit the op shops in search of some new clothing. In...

Friday Lunch

A couple of months ago, you might recall, I took the afternoon off and went for lunch with some friends at Machiavelli’s. It was a...

Thursday Thai

Aside from the parking ticket which Damo discovered on his windscreen, we had a really great night together chatting about this, that and the other....