Monthly Archives: April 2018

Theatre review: In the Heights, Blue Saint Productions at the Hayes Theatre

My first impression of this current production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights playing to sell-out houses at the Hayes Theatre in Sydney was frustration that the music was so loud that I couldn’t hear the lyrics of the opening … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Thirty Coffee, Paddington

A mid-week lunch with a friend in Paddington, and we’ve stopped by Thirty Coffee, a long, narrow space: industrial chic. We grab a table at the back, which has a lovely breeze coming through though feels a bit of a … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Bar Patron, Circular Quay

Ah, so let’s see: there was Cafe Ananas, which I had a pleasant meal or two at, a French cafe at the corner of Circular Quay, a good place to go before a show at the Opera House (in this … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Love, Simon (2018)

It seems a long time coming for “Love, Simon” to be the first gay teen movie from a major film studio. While I don’t think I’m necessarily the target audience (as a far-from-teenage gay man), I really wanted to see … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: BBQ King Restaurant, Chinatown

BBQ King Restaurant moved from its old location to a newer one in 2016 but with reputation intact. It’s been around since 1983, and it seems to be part of Sydney’s food history. Every few years, a newspaper article will … Continue reading

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