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Melbourne, Vic. Going with the flow along the Yarra.

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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Melbourne, Victoria. Views of Vienna at the NGV. Scones***3stars

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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

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The Rocks, Sydney. Tara Tea rooms ****4stars. Yum. Best Scones. & Much Ado.

What: Tara Tea Rooms  Rating Today: ****4 stars Yummy scones.Great jam too. Where: 33 George St, The Rocks, Sydney NSW 2000      Phone:(02) 9247 3233 When:  Saturday and Sunday only 10-5pm Web: http://www.irishdesign.com.au/g/4145/tara-tea-room.html Value: Excellent        Cost: $9.50 Devonshire … Continue reading

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Melbourne, Vic. Australasian Quilt Convention 2011.

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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

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Where can you get Syphon Coffee?

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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Melbourne, Tram Restaurant ****4 stars Great but no scones.

What: The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant Departs: Tramstop #125 Normanby Road, near the corner of Clarendon Street, South Melbourne. When: Lunch 1.00 -3.00pm, Early Dinner 5.45-7.15pm, Late Dinner 8.35-11.30pm. Web: http://www.tramrestaurant.com.au Value: Excellent Cost: Lunch $82.50 Early Dinner $77  Late Dinner … Continue reading

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Melbourne, Hotel Windsor. Ancient Egyptian High Tea.****4stars

What: Hotel Windsor                        Rating Today: **** 4 stars for high tea. Where: 111 Spring St, Melbourne  Ph: 03 9633 6000 When: Mon-Fri: 2.30pm-4.30pm.  Sat, Sun & Pub.Hols: 12.oo-2.00pm  & … Continue reading

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