Hands up if you recall the quote from Syndrome in The Incredibles '... and then when everybody has become special - no one will be...!' Now keep your hands up if you're guilty of sarcastically repeating that same quote while out and about in public.... you know, at parent-teacher nights, uni awards nights, new car … Continue reading WickEd Corner Cafe
I haven’t been on these pages for a few weeks. It’s just been one of those seasons. PC meltdown, workplace meltdowns, family and relationship meltdowns, spiritual meltdown… Seasons come and go. We all go through them from time to time and often the most curious of things come along and put a little bit of … Continue reading La Cure Crepe & Coffee Shop
Vegetables were the first superfoods I was ever introduced to back in the 1970s while still a little tacker. Mother would always tell me to eat them; it didn't seem to matter what they were but there was always a promise that they would do wonders for me - the secret to a long life... … Continue reading Six Tanks Brewing Co.
Dome Cafes are those iconic olde worlde Cafes that have me yes that try to be both informative and part hipster. At best, they provide some light-hearted trivia while waiting for your order. At the St Georges end of the Trinity Arcade is one such Dome Cafe. The ambiance is as you would expect of … Continue reading Dome Cafe – Trinty Arcade
On the Darwin Esplanade is one of the oldest remaining heritage buildings in the main city area. Dating from the 1920s, Lyons Cottage was built in connection with the phone line that once linked Australia to Great Britain. It is wonderful building constructed from local porcellanite stone in the architectural style of so many British … Continue reading Aboriginal Bush Traders – Lyon’s Cottage
Cafe 21 in the Smith Street Mall is one of those unassuming places that you could walk past every day and never feel tempted to walk inside. Like a small number of other places I have reviewed, it is what I would term as a 'thunderegg' cafe. Presumably, and unimaginably, named for its street address, … Continue reading Cafe 21 – The Mall
Regular readers will recall a rather disappointing experience I had last month when ordering steak dinner. That episode has now inspired me to seek out and find the best steak dinner in Darwin. If we believe the old adage "quality costs no more", then I should also be on the hunt for the best value … Continue reading Hogs Breath Cafe