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Archive for January, 2009

Lunch in the Park

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

 JB called and said – I’ve got chicken and bread and stuff .. lets eat somewhere in the sunshine.  Good Idea I thought.  Off to Carlton Gardens to take advantage of the perfect picnicking weather.  Blue Skies, not too hot to sit in the sun, not too hot for sensible clothing.  Nice 🙂 I got […]

Beyond a joke!

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

I woke fairly early and let the beasties out into the un-seasonal cool and went back to bed.  I was happily reading when Sundance popped in with a gleeful jump and pounce and roll and jump.  I saw one of his long tailed toys on the floor and in the gloom thought it was that […]

Eats: Donnini’s

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

  Although Lygon St in Carlton is the name on every tourist’s lists when they want to eat out in Melbourne, unfortunately the food is mostly pedestrian, and sometimes awful!  JB and I have a running joke about one “traditional” Lygon street establishment that we allowed a friend of a friend to drag us along to, […]

The Christmas Cheese

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

Fromager de Clarines Cheese