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Nowhere like the Nelly

The wedding bells are certainly ringing in 2015, and with four weddings (and hopefully no funeral!) coming up we are swimming in bachelor/ -ette brazenness. I have to admit, and hopefully this doesn’t make me seem old before my time, but the thought of travelling via open-topped Pink Piggy Bus playing spectacularly bad music hopping from bar to bar…gives me the willies, uh hum…I mean the heebies! 543 more words


Under The Stars

This week was still intense at work, we had a data load which means stress and tension and late hours, but we hit our delivery. … 1,056 more words


A treat at the Mount Nelson Hotel

Having won a voucher for 2 for the Afternoon Tea at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, my friend Dom and I were treated to the most memorable treats and an exhausting choice of teas. 228 more words

Afternoon Tea

In the beginning...

In May I attended the wedding of a friend, which It was held at the Mount Nelson. In a stroke of catering genius they served Eggs Benedict as part of the buffet. 110 more words

The rituals of drinking

Slamming shots, filling flasks, cradling crystal and everything in between. Patrick Leclezio considers the contexts of consumption.

First published in Prestige Magazine (October 2014 edition). 833 more words

Spirits Column

Dim all the lights sweet darlin

Friday night and I’m sitting mostly in the dark, the room beautifully lit by candlelight everything looking soft. It’s pouring rain outside and has been raining sheets of water since this afternoon. 1,428 more words