Monthly Archives: June 2013

Not-So-Jolly Boathouse

Jolley’s Boathouse has been part of the scenery on the River Torrens in Adelaide since I was a child. I had not been there for years, but thought it would be fun to revisit it with my daughter, for a … Continue reading

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FermentAsian: the latest trend in Tanunda

FermentAsian has rapidly become the hot spot to dine in the Barossa Valley for Modern Southeast Asian Cuisine. Open for lunch from Thursday to Sunday and for dinner, Wednesday to Saturday, this unique dining destination is set back from the … Continue reading

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Mooching with Mum in the Barossa Valley

Despite my family’s tendency to avoid centre stage and keep every celebration low-key, my mother’s seventieth birthday earlier this year seems to have been  worthy of an unusual degree of fanfare. As I was up in Manila and missed the … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea on the Quay

Anyone for scones? Yes, I do realize it is starting to look as my life is nothing but clotted cream and champagne, but there you are, that’s just the way it goes… for some! This tea was for a very … Continue reading

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Massages and Mayhem

Somewhere on Mindoro… I am lying naked as a chicken fillet on a butcher’s block, on top of a large black plastic garbag, peering through a hole in the bed to a pile of pebbles artistically arranged on the floor … Continue reading

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