Life’s Good! The Yarra River is the lifeblood of Melbourne. Rivers recharge us bring vitality to a city or town. Stayed at the Crown Promenade which has an excellent swimming pool with views along the river to the city. A … Continue reading
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Disappointment in Paradise. After hearing so many superlatives about the cakes in Acland St, I was prepared to be overwhelmed. I wasn’t but at least I’d got on the right tram this time. As you can see the windows were … Continue reading
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A Matter of Taste. Art is a matter of taste. A smorgasbord of likes and dislikes with a dazzling array of choices. Few of us have the space for these larger than life portraits by Gustav Klimt but they … Continue reading
Next time I come to Melbourne I MUST: Have High Tea at the Hopetoun Tea Rooms. Find the cakeshop in Acland St, St Kilda. Probably Monarch cakes. Try the syphon coffee at Proud Mary’s at Collingwood. FIND SOME SPECIALS for … Continue reading
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What: Hopetoun Tea Rooms Rating Today: *** 4 stars for meal & dessert. Where: Block Arcade 282 Collins St, Melbourne Ph: 03 9650 27777 When: Mon-Sat 8am-5pm. Sun 9am-5pm. Web: http://www.hopetountearooms.com.au … Continue reading
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How Amazing is this Quilt? After a hearty breakfast at The European we were off to the Australasian Quilt Convention nearby, in Carlton Gardens. Plenty of calories were burnt up as we walked around. As you can see I liked the … Continue reading
My local singing Barista was telling me about syphon coffee. I ‘d never heard of it. Is there any cafe’s where you can try it in Melbourne, Sydney , Canberra or anywhere else in Australia or New Zealand. If you know … Continue reading
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