Big Ticket Day

It’s always lovely going to the Opera House, and especially so tonight with Michaela. It was light when we arrived and dark when we left. We were there to see the “Year In Review” Comedy Gala, hosted by James O’Loghlin and featuring the likes of Wil Anderson (as funny as ever), Fiona O’Loghlin (so incredibly …

Reasons to Smile

There were lots of reasons to smile today. After getting into work early, I popped into the David Jones Food Hall for lunch. Seated beside me was a woman who I would best describe as a combination of Edina from Ab-Fab and Noelene from Sylvania Waters. And I mean that in a charmingly, good way. …

Boxing Day II

I went out for lunch today at one of my favourite local Chinese restaurants, Noodle Star. It’s in the Surry Hills Shopping Centre, formerly known as The Redfern Mall on Cleveland Street. I go there usually once a week, as they do a terrific versions of Singapore Noodles, Rainbow Beef and BBQ Pork. As it …

Christmas on Oxford Street

“It’s like being in a Latvian gay bar on a Tuesday night”, was the text message I sent to Graeme about being in Palms earlier tonight. And I should know, after all I went to one on my trip last year. It was an occasion when, literally, they opened the bar and turned on the …