There’s something nice about getting out of Melbourne for a drive and lunch – even if it’s only down to the Mornington Peninsula or to the Yarra Valley. When you go with friends it’s even better: you can sing along to cheesy songs (stop right now, thank you very much / the vengabus is coming [...]
There’s so many good things about summer: the long days, the sunshine, the fruit. Oh, the fruit! All of my favourites are in season: mangoes, lychees, blueberries and cherries. The cherry season in Victoria runs from late November to January, and several orchards around Melbourne have the option to pick your own fruit.
Last week was a busy one – work was unusually silly and my mother-in-law, Annette, was visiting. On Monday, Alastair and I took the day off and the three of us headed out to the Yarra Valley for a long lunch. Alastair had a new GPS unit to play with, so we entered a random [...]