Discarded

Though it’s been a few years since one of my “discarded” posts, I’ve been keeping an eye out for new and interesting stuff left in the back laneway of my apartment in Surry Hills. Sadly, there hasn’t been anything as “interesting” as some of the items you’ll see below if you follow the link “discarded”. …

Christmas in July in Surry Hills

If you’re a Sydney-sider and you’re told you’re going to “Christmas in July at The Carrington”, you immediately think of The Carrington Hotel in The Blue Mountains. Though my memory is a little sketchy, I remember once doing that. Indeed, it’s the first thing you’ll find when you Google search. But my neighbourhood of Surry …

Food and Views

The last few weeks have been “super busy” with work-related trips to Brisbane, Perth and Hobart. Having spent so much time “on the road”, I’ve pretty much lost my normal “travel bug”. There’ll be more travel to come, but in the meantime, it’s been really nice to spend the last week just going to work …

Lazy Sunday in Hobart

I stayed in bed for as long as I “could” today. The last few weeks have been exhausting. But I still managed to get out and about, exploring Hobart. Terrific place.

New Sydney Hotel, Hobart

As I sat, sipping on a glass of wine at The Brick Factory, I received an instant message from Damien, asking where I was planning to have dinner tonight . “Spooky”, I replied, “I was just going through your email thinking exactly the same thing”.┬áHe and Kristin love their food and wine, are big fans …