Year: 2004

  • Five Regions of France

    Becasse Restaurant 48 Albion St Surry Hills 2010 (02) 9280 3202 This was the third time we’ve been to Becasse, a terrific restaurant on Albion Street, Surry Hills. And it […]

  • Loose Box

    The Loose Box in outer Perth suburb of Mundaring is widely regarded as the best restaurant in WA, and everyone at work was very impressed when I told locals Damien […]

  • Home James

    It’s Thursday morning and I’m at home in Sydney just waiting for the Foxtel man to come to install my receiver. Although I’ve thought about having pay television installed for […]

  • Goodbye Perth

    It’s lunchtime Saturday and I’m sitting in an internet cafe in Fremantle. Earlier today, I removed the last of my belongings from my home in Perth – I’d left some […]

  • Perth Farewell

    It’s Saturday morning and I’ve been awake for several hours. Just been out for breakfast at my local cafe – the one where I buy a coffee every morning – […]

  • Social Life Explodes

    It’s Sunday night and I’ve just watched “The Simpsons”. The last few days have seen a real explosion in my social life as I’ve gone from event to event. Bizarre […]


For the most part, this blog is written on Gadigal land, now known as Sydney. I am proud to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. I pay my respect to Elders past, present and emerging.