"Can you imagine what it must be like here for the New Years Eve fireworks?", I asked a colleague earlier tonight. The reality is neither of us could probably afford the view privately, so it was really lovely to be invited to a function earlier tonight, located on the thirty-first floor of Sydney's Interncontinental Hotel.... Continue Reading →
We've had a series of warm nights in Sydney. You know? Those nights where you wake up in the middle of the night, look at your phone, and can't possibly believe it's 27 degrees. It was one of those nights last night, and so when I woke in the middle of the night, I hopped... Continue Reading →
Woke early this morning, so I headed down to Sydney Harbour. Really great being there before all the crowds arrive. Breakfast at City Extra. Coffee mediocre.
Despite the crap weather we've had over the last few weeks, Sydney really turned it on today. It was a beautiful day - warm, but not too warm; cool, but not too cool - and so Sue and I spent the afternoon wandering around the Royal Botanic Gardens. In between, we took in a tour... Continue Reading →
I didn't plan to spend all of the afternoon enjoying food and wine at Circular Quay, but somehow it happened. My friend Kate gave me a call late this morning, asking if I'd like to join her and a friend (visiting from Beijing) for lunch at the MCA (Museum of Contemporary Art). A good time... Continue Reading →