Like any trip, going to IKEA can be a journey, an adventure, an experience but be warned, such a trip can sometimes test your patience. You need to put some thought into planning your trip, have a budget in mind and think about your locations and travel times. Yes, we are still talking about IKEA. Continue reading
I have two things to confess.
Confession number 1:
I am not the smartest bear in the tech savy woods. I wouldn’t go so far as to say technologically challenged, I do ok but I am being quickly upgraded in technology terms thanks to Alex. Now, technically that’s not a “thank you” as the jury is still out on whether this is a good or bad thing so will hold off on praise for Alex for now.
So it’s approaching Christmas and time for the annual Christmas work function (groan). Working in a fairly large office you get invited to some nice Christmas party venues and the venue this year is one I am looking forward to although its probably not necessarily the coolest Christmas party venue. The coolest venue was probably the Big Brother house at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast while I was living in Brisbane but I am getting off topic… oh yeah… Mural Hall, Melbourne ! Continue reading
My (long suffering) partner Alex did a very smart thing recently when he booked us to stay a night at the “new” Hilton Hotel at South Wharf, Melbourne. I actually initially gave him a hard time about booking a hotel at South Wharf given we were going to attend the tennis that night and the Tennis Centre is at the opposite end of the city to South Wharf. But… having now stayed at the Hilton, South Wharf, I take it all back Alex and admit that I was r…r…wrong (which is very difficult to admit)! Continue reading
A sunny Sunday morning leads us to decide on a visit to the Camberwell Market, which is a market, held in…Camberwell (in the carpark at the rear of Burke and Riversdale Roads, Camberwell to be precise) and is a Sunday market aimed at turning trash to treasure. Continue reading
Friday night and dinner at The Quarter in Degraves Street Melbourne is our destination. This is a casual cafe space where we have had dinner previously and is the very reason why we decided on another visit, because it was good last time. Continue reading