Category Archives: Melbourne

Four ways I’m embracing winter 

I haven’t had a proper winter in a long time. I lived in the land of perpetual sunshine for three and a half years (Western Australia) and then chased summer around the world for a year and a half. As … Continue reading

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A sunny Melbourne Sunday

On Sunday morning Mum and I woke bright and early at our airbnb apartment and headed to a lane way I’m confident most Melbournians will be familiar with: Yep, we braved the Fathers Day crowds and went to St Ali … Continue reading

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David’s Restaurant

I don’t think I’ve ever eaten as many dumplings as I did on the weekend just gone in Melbourne. It started on Friday night with two of my closest friends and my sister at China Red. China Red has a … Continue reading

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48 hours in Melbourne

We had almost exactly 48 hours in Melbourne after arriving at lunchtime last Sunday from Hobart and flying out to Perth again at lunchtime on Tuesday. So I did what I love to do most in Melbourne; eat. Mum picked … Continue reading

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Things I miss about Melbourne

Yesterday I finished compiling a list of Melbourne restaurant, bar, cafe and activity recommendations for my housemate. I capped it at three pages long. I’ve been feeling pangs of homesickness ever since. Obviously I’m really happy with where I live, but … Continue reading

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NYE part 1: The Meatball &Wine Bar

Hello! Been a bit quiet around these parts lately. But all that is due to change, what with my in-house internet connection and lack of extracurricular activities. I’ve been in Melbourne since Dec 21 living it up, eating, drinking and … Continue reading

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My Weekend in Melbourne

I had the best weekend. I flew to Melbourne on the red eye from Perth on Thursday night. On Friday I hung out with my sister and Mum, we went shopping and had Yum Cha. On Friday night I had … Continue reading

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Welcome to Australia. Where everyone hates each other.

One of the first differences I observed upon moving from the east coast of Australia to the west coast was this: all over food packaging, advertising and various media the ultimate selling point over here is ‘Made in Western Australia’, … Continue reading

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Do not fear the pelican

This post has nothing to do with fear. Or pelicans. Sorry to avian enthusiasts who have tuned-in for the first time. I have clearly failed you. Basically I have been so busy during my first week as a real live … Continue reading

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Melbourne Bucket-List Item 3.

Consume Delicious Coffee I thought I had missed item 3! But then I remembered that on Friday the fam, some friends and I stopped at Snow Pony on the way to the airport. Possibly the trendiest cafe in all of … Continue reading

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