To the casual observer this looks like a pretty boring photo. Part of a building facade with the number 129. However if you have read this blog lately, you may have noticed a slight obsession with the redevelopment of my old workplace, Newspaper House, formerly of 125 St Georges Tce. Well, if you take a stroll past the revitalised buildings (Newspaper House, WA Trustees, Royal … Continue reading Where is 125 St Georges Tce, Perth?
On Friday I developed a bad case of Friday-itis. Post holiday blues. A reality check. We had been home for a week after a month on vacation in the US. The bags were unpacked. The washing was done. The credit card bills had arrived. I was back at work. So where was I going to find time to download and organise my photos? Print the photos? … Continue reading The holiday is over, now the hard work begins
Anyone who knows me is well aware that while I love film, television and music – I am really passionate about food. Cooking it, eating it, taking dodgy photographs of it. Last week in Singapore I visited The Club on the 57th floor of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel. The Sky Park has a commanding view of Singapore city from one side and … Continue reading Singapore Fling
Last week was a great week. How often do you get to meet your literary and culinary heroes in the space of seven days? On Sunday March 6 I finally met author Armistead Maupin, creator of the Tales of the City series. I own all of his books and have been lucky enough to interview him twice. Unfortunately I didn’t get to meet Armistead when … Continue reading Literary legends
According to an email I received from WordPress at the end of 2010, my blog is doing really well based on traffic/stats. That’s pretty amazing since it hasn’t been updated in about five months. So whoever has been visiting (Twitter followers?) I thank you. If I did an audit on the number of blog posts and tweets about food versus television or entertainment I think … Continue reading New Year, what else is new?