Author Archives: melbourne

A Deliciously, Fruity, Pinot Affair in Geelong

If there are two people who are perfect to send to a Pinot Noir festival – it’s two ladies whose drinks of choice are a glass of moscato or an espresso martini. If we were going to find our perfect…

Tandem Poppy Seed Festival

Tandem – Poppy Seed Theatre Festival 2017

Tandem is the brain child of Gravity Dolls circus performer Tarah Carey in collaboration with talented acrobats Tim Rutty and Eleanor Beveridge. The show is an interactive board game come to life where players must attempt physical challenges inspired by…

Espresso 155 in Ascot Vale

Espresso 155 is a lovely cafe in Ascot Vale which has recently updated its menu. During our visit, we chose to sit outside as it was a beautiful day. The back outdoor area was gorgeous, with herbs and vegetables growing in…

Artvo Melbourne

ArtVo immersive gallery in the heart of Docklands

Artvo is an immersive gallery located in the heart of Docklands. The gallery is divided into 11 themed areas, which you make your way through at your own pace. It’s the first of its kind to open in Australia. Each theme has been beautifully…

la traviata opera australia

Opera Australia’s ‘La Traviata’

Opera Australia’s new production of La Traviata is marvellous, visually stunning, and musically divine. Verdi’s most famous and most performed opera often finds itself in one ‘top ten’ or another — and deservedly so. As an opera it ticks all the boxes that continue…

Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2018: Gameshow of Thrones

Quite literally, winter is coming to Melbourne, and the Gameshow of Thrones seems to be the perfect show for the season. Hosted by comedian and quizmaster Isabella Valetta, the Gameshow of Thrones aims to crown the ultimate house to rule on…

Shine Skin and Body Richmond

Shine Skin and Body opens in Richmond

If you’re in need for some downtime, pampering and a feel goodness kinda beauty therapy sesh, then you should certainly pay Shine, Skin and Body in Richmond a visit. Enter into rustic mirrors smeared with gold, vintage crystal chandeliers with…

Tchaikovsky 5: MSO Great Classics Series

Muhai Tang conducts Tchaikovsky 5 and James Ehnes premieres a contemporary concerto, with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Tonight is a treat. Brahms’ overture is the starter, a serious piece that reflects its titular drama. James Ehnes then performs a scintillating…