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Pullman Melbourne on the Park – A Review

Pullman Melbourne on the Park – A Review

October 9, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

On any busy weekend in Melbourne quality accommodation is at a premium with many four plus star hotels charging in excess of $400 for a single nights accommodation. With this in mind and the need for a weekend escape, as I was trawling the hotels.com website I saw that The Pullman Melbourne On the Park was […]

Quattro on Astor – Brisbane Queensland A Review

Quattro on Astor – Brisbane Queensland A Review

November 1, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Quattro on Astor – As with any city the choice of accommodation in Brisbane is truly varied ranging from basic hostels with shared facilities through to 5 plus star hotel accommodation.  The Quattro on Astor offers apartment style accommodation and for a family of five is the most affordable option. While staying at Quattro on […]

New ways to feel good in Australia’s spa capital

New ways to feel good in Australia’s spa capital

June 13, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Victoria is home to Australia’s premier spa destination with more than 80 per cent of the natural mineral springs in the country found at Daylesford and Macedon Ranges, but it’s not the only region to relax and revive. New day spas and treatment menus around Victoria offer everything from honey and shiraz treatments to chocolate body wraps, or revisit some […]

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World Premiere of Jaguar XE

World Premiere of Jaguar XE

September 14, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

As an English icon it was no surprise that Jaguar chose the iconic Earls Court in London for the world premiere of the Jaguar XE, which completes the Jaguar saloon range. Marketed as a true driver’s car the Jaguar XE has redefined the sports saloon through the use of lightweight aluminium construction, streamlined styling,  luxurious fit out […]

Mazda MX5 the fourth generation

Mazda MX5 the fourth generation

September 7, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Having just celebrated its 25th anniversary, the Mazda MX5 is set to embark on the next 25 with the release of the fourth generation Mazda MX5. The philosophy behind the Mazda MX5 has always been to “create a car that delivers true driving pleasure and is an irreplaceable partner for the people on board – and […]

Bear Grylls and Land Rover the Ultimate Man v Wild Combo

Bear Grylls and Land Rover the Ultimate Man v Wild Combo

August 31, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Bear Grylls and Land Rover – Mr 9 and his friends are mad about Bear Grylls, the man behind Man v Wild. Like Bear (who is the Chief Scout to the UK Scout Association) they are all scouts, they love the outdoors and they all want to reenact his heroic feats but we had to draw the […]

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Simpsons Personality Test – Myer Briggs

Simpsons Personality Test – Myer Briggs

August 19, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Have you ever wanted to know which Simpsons character your personality is closest to? Do you like doing the personality tests to see what personality trait you have? Well I know that I do, and it was on such an occasion that I stumbled across the Simpsons Personality Test. The test is based on the […]

KFC T20 Big Bash League – A Review

KFC T20 Big Bash League – A Review

December 21, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

KFC T20 Big Bash League – Growing up in Melbourne, some of my favourite memories are at the MCG watching the Australian cricket legends Lillee, Marsh and Chappell slug it out against the mighty Windies in either a one day or test match. As I have matured and changed so to has the Australian cricket […]

Gran Turismo 6 – Home to Bathurst

Gran Turismo 6 – Home to Bathurst

October 10, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Gran Turismo 6, to be released on 6th December 2013, will for the first time include the Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit, Bathurst as one of 33 circuits from around the world. Gran Turismo 6 offers the racer not only 33 circuits to choose from but 1,200 cars. The inclusion of Bathurst, as it is […]

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The St Andrews Market wasn’t on but A Boy Named Sue was Open

The St Andrews Market wasn’t on but A Boy Named Sue was Open

November 2, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

A Boy Named Sue St Andrews – Taking charge of the family outing on a sunny Sunday I chose with confidence the St Andrews Market. A nice drive, some 45 minutes from Melbourne through wineries, olive plantations and native bushland we arrived at St Andrews with its pub, bakery, restaurant/cafe and of course its famous […]

Heart Attack Grill – Only in America

Heart Attack Grill – Only in America

August 31, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Hungry Jacks Quadruple burger not enough? McDonalds Triple Cheese burger leaves you wanting? Then jump on a plane and get yourself to the Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas, Nevada. This hospital themed restaurant prides itself on offering the most unhealthy range of burgers and fries. Its menu comprises the appropriately named: –       Single bypass […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies from Scratch – Recipe

Chocolate Chip Cookies from Scratch – Recipe

May 3, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

When your 12 year old asks you to remake chocolate chip cookies for a Year 7 morning tea you know that you have the recipe for success and one which needs to be shared. The recipe is simple and quick and is as follows: Ingredients: 125 g of butter (not margarine) 1 cup of brown […]

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Edge of Tomorrow – A Review

Edge of Tomorrow – A Review

July 11, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Edge of Tomorrow – The Plot (What they say): The epic action of “Edge of Tomorrow” unfolds in a near future in which an alien race has hit the earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world. Major William Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat […]

The Worlds End – Review

The Worlds End – Review

February 7, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The Worlds End The Plot  – In THE WORLD’S END, 20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hellbent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by Gary King (Simon Pegg), a 40-year-old man trapped at the cigarette end of his […]

The Block 2014

The Block 2014

February 2, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Over the years I have been an avid watcher of the channel 9 hit reality series “The Block” and in 2014 the latest incarnation of The Block is known as “Fan v Faves”. The Faves are 1. Alisa and Lysandra, the winners of last years “The Block Sky High” and who based on their success […]