Not on your Nellie

Out in the beautiful Yarra Valley, I came across a winery I had seen on one of those TV travel shows.  But not just any old winery - Coombe Estate.  Dame Nellie Melba's Coombe Estate.  One of the largest AND oldest family estates in the Yarra, Coombe was established in the late 1800's by the [...]

Oodles of Noodles

Ok, so gotta get out of the house and I remember that the Good Food Month Nightly Noodle Markets are on down at Birrarung Marr, just a stone's throw away (of course!).  Opened in 2002, Birrarung Marr plays host to all sorts of festivals and events such as this, and a quick walk from Federation [...]

The Day of Bore/aks

This morning we have a well deserved lay in, yes even me.  Leigh and I get out of bed and into our workout clothes for a nice little walk.  We head out down along the Flagstaff Gardens (apparently Melbourne's oldest), down to Spencer Street, along the self-proclaimed 'New York end of town' and back along William [...]