Carols by Candlelight Melbourne 2013 – The Ultimate Guide

Christmas has to be my all time favourite time of the year. Strings of fairy lights twinkle from houses and trees, Santas fall into chimneys leaving only their stiff legs poking out, and the bubbly flows freely at the work Christmas parties. Christmas means I get to make copious amounts of rocky road, gingerbread and… Read More Carols by Candlelight Melbourne 2013 – The Ultimate Guide

Interview with Gelato World Tour Contestant Josephine Colombo of Vulcano Gelato

The day has finally arrived – the Gelato World Tour has  landed! Last week, I attended the press conference for the Gelato World Tour where I met one of the geniuses of gelato, Josephine Colombo of Vulcano Gelato.  Colombo is one of 16 artisans in the Oceania stage of the tour competing for a spot… Read More Interview with Gelato World Tour Contestant Josephine Colombo of Vulcano Gelato

Gelato World Tour Comes to Melbourne – 25th to 27th October 2013

Is there anything more satisfying than taking that first lick of gelato on a warm day? It really is one of life’s great pleasures. You choose your flavour, take the cone firmly in your hand and roll the creamy sweetness onto your tongue and into your mouth. You let the gelato sit there for a… Read More Gelato World Tour Comes to Melbourne – 25th to 27th October 2013

Melbourne Underground Film Festival (MUFF) – The Side Entrance – Interview

It has been described as the “anti-festival” and heralds itself as the “wildest” and “most controversial film festival”.  Created by Aussie filmmaker Richard Wolstencroft, the Melbourne Underground Film Festival (MUFF) was established as a bit of an, ahem, raised middle finger to the Melbourne International Film Festival. MUFF supports emerging Australian talent in both feature… Read More Melbourne Underground Film Festival (MUFF) – The Side Entrance – Interview

Melbourne – a UNESCO City of Literature – Debut Mondays at the Wheeler Centre

Did you know that Melbourne is a UNESCO City of Literature, one of only six in the world? I didn’t. Not until a chance encounter with a lovely Melbourne based author. I described to her in detail my love of books and writing. I shared my childhood memories of endless days sprawled out on my… Read More Melbourne – a UNESCO City of Literature – Debut Mondays at the Wheeler Centre