Melbourne Cup Madness

I think I have only had one other Melbourne Cup that rivaled the madness of this one. And that was when I attended the Cup about seven years ago GA. Learnt my lesson there – never go to Cup Day and especially, don’t go GA. Don’t even get me started on the bathrooms! Anyway… So … Read more

Cirque du Soleil’s TORUK The First Flight – Brisbane

Cirque du Soleil’s TORUK The First Flight is showing now at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Boondall and last night I went along to check it out. Ticketek describes it as ‘narrated by a “Na’vi Storyteller” and populated by unforgettable characters, TORUK The First Flight is a mythical tale set thousands of years before the events depicted in the … Read more

I Had a Float So You Don’t Have To Be Nervous

While in Vancouver I thought I would try stay active and healthy, quite the opposite experience to my usual visits which are reasonably debaucherous and terrible for the liver! A couple of my friends here recommended a float to relax and rejuvenate so I booked in at Float Yaletown. At first I was excited but … Read more

Brisbane Gets Whitney! The Bodyguard Opening & After Party

It started with a bang! Literally. There was a massive, deafening bang. The theatre blacked out and the crowd received a huge fright! Definitely a way to get the attention of the audience quickly. I briefly considered there may have been a terrible accident behind the scenes and we were all going to have to … Read more

Meet the Maker – Veuve Clicquot

The Veuve Clicquot Chef de Cave (winemaker), Dominque Demarville, hosted a tasting of this famous Champagne house’s top wines, including the brand new ‘Extra Brut Extra Old’ at Cru Bar. I had the absolute pleasure of joining the event (thanks Ka Lei) and learning from the master himself as well as tastings. We were very … Read more

Popolo Brisbane: Producer Evening. Fab night out!

Best night I’ve had in a long time! Making pasta, drinking wine, eating delicious foods with a fab view and great friends is my idea of a good time. I pulled together a group of friends to head to the pasta making class when I saw it on Popolo’s Facebook. We weren’t entirely sure how … Read more