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St Patrick's Day

I’m not from the Irish tradition, so St Patrick’s day isn’t really a natural event for me to celebrate.   But, there was a St Patrick’s Day lunch happening so …  well, I found I had a greenish tie, and I headed off. 95 more words

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Balnarring's Gourmet Paddock.

Just a few doors from Le Bouchon is Gourmet Paddock.    Well, yes, I suppose it is a food court, but it’s definitely “up-market”.  On the website, they say they’re all about a “foodie fellowship”! 83 more words

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"I was Poisoned"

Well, it’s a dramatic expression, but there’s a website in the USA that calls itself I was Poisoned.   It exists to “report” food poisoning, mainly in (but not limited to) restaurants. 227 more words

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Eating at Balnarring

There’s some stylish eating down Balnarring way.  Yes, there are the numerous Mornington Peninsula wineries, of course, but there’s also Merricks General Wine Store, … 200 more words

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Eating in Mildura

There’s good dining in Mildura.   We were referred to “Feast Street” as the place to go to so as to eat well.   Apparently this is the nickname for Langtree Av, and there did indeed seem to be a number of restaurants, many of which looked good, and it wasn’t easy to make a choice between them. 190 more words

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The local information about wineries and related matters for the Coonwarra region is readily available and easy to understand.  The one thing that isn’t mentioned, however, is the wall-to-wall carpet of vines along the… 160 more words


The tennis experience

We’ve been to the Australian Open each year for many years, and I suppose we thought we were familiar with the grounds.  However, it seems that a lot of work has occurred since the last Open (and some is still in progress).   306 more words

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