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Dita Von Teese Remix – (Sebastien Tellier) – featuring AAArmstrong

By | September 1st, 2018|music|

My thoughts on the new Dita Von Teese Remix EP, so far is that it is very sexy . I am sure that was the desired effect! And they have done it beautifully :-) The original album was called Dita Von Teese, and was produced by Sebastien Tellier. Although I really respect a lot of [...]

Gretta Ray – Corner Hotel Richmond

By | August 17th, 2018|music, radio|

Gretta Ray is amazing with a capital G. I admit, I have loved pretty much everything that she has put out so far. From 'Long Distance' to 'Towers' to 'Time', she has spoken the contents of my heart more eloquently than I ever could. Is it something about the younger generations? They are more emotionally [...]

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Lulu’s for wine, art and conversation

By | August 10th, 2018|art, bars and restaurants, daily life, friends|

Lulu Cafe and Gallery is a lovely place to meet with friends on a lovely winter evening. Three glasses of Tempranillo and a delicious meal marinated chicken Maryland later and it is with a certain spring in my step that I meet the 9:07 train to Keon Park. Words are what have been missing in [...]

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Mid week French cuisine in a beautiful Melbourne winter

By | August 1st, 2018|bars and restaurants, holidays, weather|

I just got back from a really nice dinner at a French restaurant in my neighbourhood with my parents who are visiting my city for the next few days. It makes me feel like it is the weekend already, to go out and eat nice food and drink nice wine, hehe. On a Wednesday (I [...]

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The warmth of red wine and friendship

By | July 29th, 2018|bars and restaurants, design, friends, light art|

It was a bit of a new experience to go shopping with a friend. It is so interesting how conversation flows in completely different ways with the stimulation of browsing lovely things. It was quite a novel experience. To add to this, is that amazing warmth that grows between two people who are drinking red [...]

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morning walk – daily lives

By | July 16th, 2018|daily life, morning pages, professional|

There was something so nice about walking along some unfamiliar streets in my neighbourhood this morning. It felt oddly intimate to see the peace flags and other decorations on the street frontage and think about the rich smell of ground coffee beans inside and a family rushing to get ready for their commitments in the [...]

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sunny winter mornings in Collingwood

By | July 14th, 2018|art, daily life, music, weather|

It is the most stunning winter day. I love the weekend. Doodling around with a possible new venture, nursing a hangover, walking in the sunshine, listening to happy SKA music, chatting to friends. It is a particular kind of happiness. The street art is a new piece on Sackville Street. I wanted to document it, [...]

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