Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015 in lists (art, books, entertainment, shows)

Concerts & Shows West Side Story, live symphony playing to the movie, at the Grand Rex, Paris. Pretty fun. Blood Brothers, Hayes Theatre, Sydney: A great cast, acting and singing for their lives, but gosh, I didn’t love this show, … Continue reading

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Travel advice: Tokyo at New Year’s 2015/16

Rather than just hoard these notes to myself, I might as well put them on the blog. It would have been useful for me to read something like this before this short trip… though we were so busy preparing other … Continue reading

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Food Diary: Zomato Meet-Up at Cafe del Mar, Darling Harbour, Sydney

The original Café del Mar opened its doors in Ibiza as a bar that played great chill-out music at sunset; it morphed into a music brand with famous chill-out music compilations that became popular in the 90s. So, it’s an … Continue reading

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Food Diary: Magnus Nilsson event with Pinbone at LP’s Quality Meats

On Friday night, 27 November 2015, LP’s Quality Meats and the crew from Pinbone restaurant (currently without a home, so doing events and pop-ups) hosted the Swedish chef Magnus Nilsson from the famed restaurant Fäviken. Articles like this one in … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Les Près d’Eugénie, Bordeaux region, France

So, sit yourself down for a long read (with some good photos). For the story of my best meal ever, I might as well take my time, no? During our trip in southwest France in August 2014, S. and I … Continue reading

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Food Diary: Cafe Oratnek, Redfern, Sydney

I’m biased. It’s silly, but I’m kind of obsessed with the flavour of matcha, Japanese green tea. Whether Matcha Lattes from Starbucks or Matcha Kit Kats or the more traditional Matcha desserts, I’m a convert. So, when Cafe Oratnek (I … Continue reading

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