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The best events we attended in September

Melbourne, you just keep getting better and better. In September, we darted between launch parties for Melbourne’s new Southbank market, a pirate tavern, Scribble Creative’s salon featuring an independent publisher, the opening of a new Thai restaurant in Collingwood, and…

Fringe Review: Tinserella

As part of this year’s Melbourne Fringe, Joana Simmons takes to the stage as the one-woman star of her vivacious comedy cabaret ‘Tinserella – Putting the “G’day” in cabaret‘. The eclectic surroundings of The Butterfly Club was the perfect setting…

Literary Collection Dinner with Debra Oswald

I’ve enjoyed some nice dinners with titillating conversation in my life. But these had nothing on going to dinner last night with Debra Oswald. The Plus Ones were invited as part of a collaboration with The Wheeler Centre and the…

La Cucina di Sandra – Italian cooking classes

La Cucina di Sandra is much more then just a cooking school. Being welcomed into Sandra’s beautiful home, nestled in the quiet back streets of Richmond, is like escaping to your own little slice of Italy for the evening. On…

Launch of Lady Carolina, Melbourne’s newest Latin kitchen

Have you ever dined in the presence of a crocodile? What about drank a cocktail from a cocoa shell? I experienced these, and more at the Lady Carolina launch party – Melbourne’s newest Latin kitchen. Having lived in Mexico for six…

Unwind at Bond Melbourne on Friday nights

I had a Carrie Bradshaw moment at Bond Melbourne. Walking up to nightclub in my heels and ballerina-style sequined skirt and stylish cream-coloured coat, I could have sworn I was on my way to meet up with Samantha, Miranda, and Charlotte….

Fringe Review: A Star is Bored

‘A Star is Bored‘ is Melbourne singer, actor, and general showoff Nick Eynaud’s premiere solo show.  Over the course of an intimate hour Eynaud shares his first world problems (in musical form), struggles with the boredom of living in Reservoir…

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Fringe Review: #DearDiary

Diaries are a sacred thing. Deepest thoughts, feelings, and secrets are often written without an intended audience; they harbour our true selves from different points in our past. Andi Snelling has had a diary since she was nine years old,…