We were invited back to one of Australia’s favourite improvised comedy shows The Big HOO-HAA during this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival for another front-row seat to the unpredictable extravaganza that unfolds.Read More
How does walking into total darkness sound? Being in a space where you can’t really tell the difference between having your eyes open or closed? Having to rely on your guide’s voice, and your other senses, to make your way?Read More
The royalty of immersive experiences, Secret Squirrel Productions, staged one of their twice-yearly productions of Underground Cinema over 20th - 30th July, with the thrilling medieval theme 'kingdom'. This was our first encounter with Underground Cinema and we dove into the opportunity to dress up and rove through the grounds of Eltham's Montsalvat, Jameson Whiskey night warmer in hand. Our night was full of fun, frivolity, intrigue, adventure and cinematic delight The Princess Bride at the end! Underground Cinema, we are hooked, when's the next one?Read More
July 14: La Fête Nationale française; the perfect excuse for a day of immersion in French food. To commemorate Bastille Day this year the Hotel Sofitel charged their Executive Pastry Chef, David Hann, with producing Éclairs with Flair!
We began our day in Sofi's Lounge with Chef Hann's pastry magic, feeling like 24 carat gold after indulging in some divine food art. All the eclairs were delicious and we had one or two stand out favourites, namely the lemon meringue and nutella fillings, the most beautifully decorated however was the violet.
We'll certainly be on the lookout for another fine dining dessert event from Chef Hann and the Sofitel!Read More
Anyone paying attention over the last 20 years I don't believe would be able to resist Harry Potter Mania, so it comes as no surprise that we were keen to grab a table for Jaws Events' Harry Potter Trivia Night! We were modestly confident in the skills of our group and rightly so, emerging with 100%. Alas, having been sorted into Slytherin House at the beginning, victory was not to be ours, there were some last minute points awarded to some other House...Read More
Melbourne is mad for outdoor cinema in the summer and it has reached its zenith over the 2016/17 season with no fewer than 9 at last count. I have to say I'm mad for them too, I love spending an evening under the stars watching old and new favourites. The Common Man is hosting a pop-up cinema at South Wharf, paired with a glass of Lillet to ward off the Yarra chill.Read More