Petra in Pictures – Jordan’s Amazing Ancient City

Jordan's most visited tourist site with over 800,000 visitors in 2018 is, and had to be, Petra. I visited back in 2009, spent a hot day in the sun there exploring, climbing rocks and hills and taking many photos. The site of this ancient city, one of the seven 'new' wonders of the world, was …

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Tasting Melbourne – A La Bouffe, South Yarra

Hi all. Back with another ‘Tasting’ segment today. I wanted to take you all to A La Bouffe, my wife and my favourite little French Restaurant in Melbourne. Not that I frequent a lot of French restaurants, it must be said. Maybe… two French restaurants in the last five years. Notwithstanding the French restaurants I …

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Denmark’s worst Export – Married at First Sight!

Michael Von Wurden. Remember that name. This man from Denmark created the TV series Gift ved Forste Blik – better known as ‘Married at First Sight’ in Australia and in any of the many countries that have taken this reality-TV format and run with it. I know it’s a departure from my usual topics on …

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Eurovision #ThrowbackThursday – Some Personal Favourites!

Hi all, it's Thursday again! And that means I bring you some more Eurovision classics! Today the songs I give you today are actually some of my personal favourites. And they're probably no-one else's favourites but what 'floats your boat' is always going to vary from person to person. And I have more! Today's are …

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Five Big Cities You Must Return To…

Happy Sunday! Today the post is about cities I’ve been to which I think absolutely DEMAND a second visit (if not a third or fourth). They are BIG cities, cities that blow you away, amaze and dare I say… delight? Let’s see! Singapore Definitely the smallest of these five cities, Singapore is in my mind …

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Eurovision #ThrowbackThursday Worst Eurovision Songs

Hey all. Weird is weird, but some songs at Eurovision were just plain dreadful. Sure, it can be somewhat subjective. But these ones, I'm pretty confident, we can all agree scrape the very bottom of the barrel. This one is 2001 from Israel. 'Ping Pong'. These songs seem to have one thing in common - …

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