Melbourne Weather

Melbourne Weather

I am so lucky to live in the most livable city in the world – Melbourne. I love it’s open spaces, it’s cultural diversity, the bay, the mountains, the amazing restaurants and its quirky Cafes. There’s also one other thing I love about my town that only other fellow Melbournians will understand and that’s its … Continue reading

To eat or not to eat

To eat or not to eat

A customer walks in today and asks about our soup special: Customer: Does the (v) stand for vegetarian or vegan? Me: Our green lentil & honey soup is vegetarian. Adding honey means it technically isn’t vegan. Are you a vegan? Customer: Funny you ask, but no, I’m not. I’m just trying to see if the … Continue reading

The ‘made it’ theory

I am a 41 year old single woman who has never been married or engaged nor do I have any children. A big statement, I know – but according to my cultural heritage, this defines me. I haven’t ‘made it’. I am the oldest of 3 siblings and none of us have ‘made it’, so … Continue reading

The seven things about me award

The seven things about me award

I can’t tell you how honored I am. Scott from Gnostic Bent has been lovely enough to nominate me for the Seven Things About Me Award. As a newcomer to the blogging world, I am very grateful for this, and very surprised. Thanks Scott! In the spirit of this nomination, here are seven things you … Continue reading

Would you like fries with that?

Would you like fries with that?

It’s no wonder online shopping has overtaken in-store sales. My expedition to my local shopping centre the other day confirmed to me the reason why I enjoy browsing the internet instead of shop windows in recent times. As most women will tell you, there is nothing like a little retail therapy. The ability to touch, … Continue reading

Road Rage

Road Rage

If there’s one thing that scares the bejesus out of me, it’s road rage. At all costs I try and avoid it nor do I buy into it. You just never know who you’ll encounter. Let me tell you about the events that unfolded today. Luckily for me I wasn’t involved but I was privy … Continue reading

My Family Stickers

My Family Stickers

Is it just me or have you also noticed an increase in white stick figures stuck on car rear windows lately? I had no idea what they were until I heard them mentioned on the radio. My Family stickers, as they are known, are obviously the latest gimmick on the market making someone out there … Continue reading

Full moon

Full moon

Bro held an impromptu staff meeting today just before the lunch rush: “Be prepared today – its a full moon so we might encounter some strange behavior. Whatever happens, just be polite and smile”. We all had a chuckle and set about preparing for the onslaught. So, does a full moon really effect people’s behavior? … Continue reading