A Day at the National Celtic Festival

Live music pouring out of multiple tents, a festival set right on the seashore in a historic Bellarine Peninsula town. The National Celtic Festival knows how to inject Scottish and Irish drama into the middle of Victoria. When my +1…

Araliya – Launch Party

On the chilly Thursday night of June 26th The Plus Ones took to the official opening of restaurant Araliya St. Kilda. As the new kid on the block of Fitzroy Street in St. Kilda, this Sri Lankan diner is making…

Nuffnang’s Blogger Drinks at The General Store & Co.

What happens when you put a roomful of bloggers into a hip new CBD bar? A damn good time, that’s what. Ruki and I are part of the Nuffnang blogger network, which makes sure that the people behind the websites/Twitter/Instagrams…

Under The Big Top At Circus Oz

The words “Circus Oz” conjures up images of lions, acrobats, bearded women and evil clowns. This wasn’t your experience as a kid? Well then, you never went to the circus in Dandenong… Thankfully, Circus Oz is anything but what you…

Bodytorque.DNA – Contemporary Ballet

What is Bodytorque.DNA? Is it ballet? Is it dance? I quickly learned that it was going to be the story of the human body — ballet style. Five works by five choreographers are performed by 38 dancers. It was the 10th Bodytorque but…

Hophaus launches at Southgate

German Sparkle Party alert! (Okay, not really. But you never know.) Hophaus is a Bavarian-style beer hall and restaurant that’s just opened in Southgate in Southbank. Steins of beer, pretzels, and shots of Jägermeister all featured at the opening party — Prost! Hophaus is…

QV Tropical Retreat Launch Party

The team at QV uses their primo location to good effect a few times a a year. This promised to be one of those times. A Tropical Retreat in the middle of the Melbourne winter in the middle of Melbourne….

Full Moon Fetish Party

Passionfruit. The name rang a bell but why…oh yep. Theresa had a girls’ night a while back to go through the assorted catalogue of Passionfruit’s inventory. I remember at the time being mildly devastated that I wasn’t invited but this…

May’s best events

You know us — always up for a good time. While Ruki was gallivanting around the U.S. and Europe for most of May, I was holding down the fort in Melbourne. With events on every night of the week, here…

Larger Than Life at Krimper

You know you’re at a good party when your major concern is how much gold leaf is getting on your lips. This was a recurring theme at the Larger Than Life event agency‘s launch party for Krimper, where it seemed…