The Universal World of Brian Cox

So, last week I went to see Brian Cox at the Plenary in Melbourne. My wife had asked to go and see him late last year when he was next out, and so tickets were bought (Cox himself made a joke at the price of the tickets) and then late June 2019 the day had …

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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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Victoria’s Trio of Wildlife – Zoos & Sanctuaries!

If you are a wildlife lover and you head to Victoria (that’s the state I live in, south-east Australia) you will find yourself in luck with Victoria’s zoos, well three of them, having sort of teamed up. Zoos Victoria run three zoos, Melbourne Zoo in the attractive inner-city suburb of Royal Park, Werribee Zoo which …

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Hellamarine – Melbourne’s Mad Airport

Hey all. Well it’s official, I think. I think I hate my home airport, Melbourne’s Tullamarine. There are plenty of reasons not to like it, but after my last trip there, I’m pretty much fed up. There are two pressing issues with Melbourne’s main international airport. The first is the distance. Having to get there …

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Rob Lloyd on his tour to the UK and… Innes Versus Lloyd

Today I’m once again chatting to Rob Lloyd, friend of the blog who recently returned from touring the UK touring his show ‘Who, Me’ to various spots around England and its neighbours. Last night I got to see Rob’s latest show, a totally improvised show with his good friend David Innes. It was an absolute …

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