Sunday, March 30, 2008

Sk8 Party for an 8 year old!

Happy Birthday Jasmine!
And most of us adults took to the rink and risked injury. For some of us, its been a long time between skates. But it was a fun day and fun was had by all, especially the birthday girl.

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Friday night on the town

Well we decided to be sociable and go out with people from the RCC.
We met at the JWow wine bar in the city and had a few drinks (non-alcoholic on my part anyway); we were a few bottles behind them by the time we arrived.
Then we went off to have a bite to eat at the Yak Bar, which was lovely tapas.
After that we met up at a scary place called the Club Retro in Lonsdale. And as you might imagine, they played retro songs.
I'm talking Belinda Carlisle, Roxette, A-Ha, I believe "Dancing on the Ceiling" got a run...
It was full of people 25-35 probably, with a few 'younguns' thrown in for good measure.
But what was frightening was: I kept seeing groups of guys, twenty-somethings, standing in a group in the middle of the dance floor, singing their hearts out to "Total Eclipse of the Heart" with their eyes closed with beer in hand.
Mind you, I knew most of the words to every song myself, but I'm 35, I'm allowed! And I'm a chick. Most of the songs were chick songs, and most of the guys knew the words too. At last the truth comes out...
It was a very amusing night.

Sunday, March 16, 2008

Melbourne F1 GP

Well, our vantage point for the aerial displays has been downgraded since we moved further south from the Albert Park circuit. Not much point in capturing the moment as they fly ever so quickly overhead and are gone beyond the trees before one can focus the camera!
And the noise isn't quite so ear shattering.
But we can still hear the light buzz of the F1 cars doing their rounds.

Saturday, March 15, 2008


Happy 40th Birthday Joe!
A party organised by Reen got him completely by surprise, with friends and family present. A good night had by all (with too much food of course!).

Sunday, March 09, 2008

A gorgeous wedding in the gardens

Andrea and Alex tied the knot at Fitzroy Gardens. It was a glorious day, a lovely ceremony, a gorgeous couple, and friends and family. A truely happy day of celebration. We wish them all the love and fun that a life together, forever can bring!

Saturday, March 08, 2008

Rachael is 4!

Four on the fourth! We had a lovely day in the park with a few of her friends. Mum Max made a terrific cake with brown sugar for sand! Amazing.

Friday, March 07, 2008

Yarra Valley

We took our friend Alex to the Yarra Valley to show him the countryside. We had a nice lunch at Domain Chandon with a gorgeous view of the mountains.
Then we drove to Sassafras for some Devonshire Tea at the famous Miss Marple's. Alex being English, thought we were trying to make him feel at home, but we just wanted scones! )Which turned out not to be the traditional kind served at Miss Marple's.)

Monday, March 03, 2008

Another year older

Happy Birthday to E!
Who is now 31!