3 posts from month 05/2015

Sydney Dance Company – Frame of Mind

Sydney Dance Company's 'Frame of Mind' at Southbank Theatre
Contemporary dance rejects the idea of rules and continually reinvents itself, pushing boundaries and testing limits. It can be such an exciting and enlivening art form and it always leaves me wanting more dance in my life. So - I was thrilled to be invited to a preview performance of Sydney Dance Company's 'Frame of Mind' at Southbank Theatre. They are a leading contemporary dance company on the world stage, with sixteen truly exceptional dancers. In the past they have collaborated with Toni ... Continue Reading

Zonzo Restaurant & Train Trak Winery

Zonzo, nestled in the Yarra Valley, is an award winning winery-restaurant and wedding venue. We decided to head there for lunch before photographing a wedding, and we were so glad that we did! We had such a lovely afternoon. We'd heard about Zonzo's wood-fired oven from a lot of people so we knew that the pizza was going to be special, but the other dishes really took us by surprise. We shared two mains for a more than reasonable $24 and $29 respectively: "Gnocchi al burro e salvia" - ... Continue Reading


Pouring a cup of T2 tea at the Autumn Edition Tea Workshop
Tea is one of those delightful things in life that can be as complex or as simple as you require. The humble tea-bag is up there with sliced bread as one of the 'best things' ever invented for those of us after a quick-fix. On the other hand, putting time and care into a careful, intricate brew or even a traditional tea ceremony can manifestly add to the richness of our visceral human experience. Tea can also be responsive to our needs. It can warm us in winter, cool us in summer, calm us at ... Continue Reading