Hello November - Adventures & Shows @ Thursday, August 30, 2018

Monday 6th November 2017

  • It still feels like the weekend... as we've got the day off for the football parade (it's the national sport here that happens in winter).
  • Working the parade 9am start we had lots of down time. The team was pretty cool.
  • Bad Genius was amazing! I've never seen a heist movie (or Thai) before. Highly recommended, we don't have Thai movies here, so you know it's brilliant when it makes it internationally and to mainstream cinemas. 

Wednesday 8th Nov

It took us years and years, as it's a monthly event but we finally did it, we went on the Graveyard Tour! Post coming soon. The tour guide was paranoid as that I was recording it (so I'd sell it online and no one would do her tour?) she asked if I was recording multiple times, no I'm texting people about group project stuff...ffs. 

Lunch at the college's farmers market. I have no idea why I thought they were cheap, farmer's markets that is. There's no economies of scale and it's really no different from any food truck park, except that one stall selling fruit/honey/preserves.

$11 for the deep fried things. Regret. Don't get this, they're fairly average. At 1.30 the sausage stand was closed and that's what I really wanted. There was pasta, cheese, bagel, bakery, Indian/korean?? And a few other stands, seats were rare and naturally I'm dry clean only. Would be great if they had picnic rugs. 

Dessert was a fairly average croissant with plum jam.

Being a lovely day we couldn't resist a homemade popstical.


This is our wedding venue by the way, isn't it lovely? We're having a sunset ceremony followed by dinner, under the stars (and fairy light). There's going to be floating candles and a wooden floor put in. That or an afternoon high tea affair. I kinda want to do both, a casual-esque tea (god knows nothing with me is casual XD) then a ball.

Back to the office for a nap before a meeting that went over.  Quick dash over to sushi before concert. It's it 8.30 but lines would have started at least 45mins before. We got there a bit before 8pm. At the Shrine, I love these pop-up concerts around the city. 


We got all dressed up but never made it up there, to the races. There was something I wanted to stop by but I found out you need to book when I got there. So I had to choose.

But we did have lunch at Bruce Lee Sushi, and make it to both concerts. The first was at the Dock, where we have never ventured before, but certainly shall when we have an afternoon off. 

The second wasn't great... the performer performed in her underwear and the back was see through... not all events we go to are good though the crowd loved her, I'd like my time back. 

Friday 10th Nov

  • Checking out a room, it's small and hot, also far far away from the studio. I don't really know how to get to anywhere except the city from there. There's no train in that town. 
  • Back to the city for a nap and snack before getting dinner and not going to the night market . I hate it when people change plans. I was ready.
  • Quick snack from Pho on Flinders instead.

Friday 21st July 2017

In looking up new places to try in the area we came upon 'Who's Harry?' which was within walking distance to the Hawthorne house, and it had the perfect name. My +1 was confused as as I had amnesia (still do, and its been over a year) and have a very vague ideal as to who Henry* (my next door neighbour of three months) is. I'm told he was fond of me, but I don't recall that. He's a stranger to me... Hence this place was perfect to say our goodbyes. "Sometimes I can't tell if she's actually crazy or just f**king with me", is something I've heard before, I think it's a bit of both really. XD

The kitchen closes at 3pm though I was after coconut water and a fruit salad, neither of which was on the menu. Nor did they serve matcha lattes. But I picked this place for the name, the perfect goodbye. Henry's moving to England so this is goodbye.

The communal table at the back (right), Henry arrived first and so got to pick where we sat. I wanted to sit in the couch area at the back :( (scroll down, it looks like a cool place to sit). 

I had a caramel slice, with coconut in the base. Pretty standard.

Friday 25th Aug

We returned a month-ish later for lunch, after all you can't do a review about a standard slice XD. The area in the back was taken so we sat at the front. A room filled with light where you could watch the tram go by.

24hr Braised Beef Brisket $19

Brioche Bun, pickled cucumber, house made BBQ, roquette, cheese & chips.

Lunch at Henry's. The beef brisket was a little dry, certain bits, otherwise very saucy. It was huge!! Along with a tray of chips which were probably a bowl size. The saltiness of the sweet BBQ sauce in the burger and chips proved too much for me. What we need is a salad.

It was very good but too much for me. As I write this I'm slipping away into a food coma. A nap is next on the schedule.

Service was very friendly, and we reckon the french waiter/owner is Harry. :P

The area out back, where I wanted to sit. I guess that means we'll be back. :P

More seats out back.

A nice local sunny cafe with very friendly service, a cool spot for coffee (though they don't do matcha lattes), not brunchy with lines, close to Sardi (as a landmark for the area). We like it.

Located on the main street, it's just a short stroll from the Hawthorne Bridge Stop before Bridge Rd, the tram that stops out front here is no.48 two stops from the bridge, heading away from the city.

Who's Harry? Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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