My Mildura

First impressions are everything. Well in most cases… It was midnight and I had just travelled 15hours from Sydney by train and bus. I was standing at a lonely, badly lit station wondering who Nigel was and how was I to know when a large best up old white van, you know the type that…

My First Foray into Beer and Food Pairing at the Mildura Brewery

“It’s that moment when you can convincingly imagine the delightful prospect of eating everything the establishment has to offer,…momentarily untroubled by the knowledge that one’s stomach has a limited capacity and thus one must alas, choose in the end.” D Gabaldon, Written in my own hearts blood, p.709 My thoughts were exactly that as I…

A Christmas under the Sun

While perusing a magazine in early December wearing shorts and a T-shirt, I come across an ad for Christmas dinner – two little girls smiling and wearing brightly coloured summer dresses decorating a Christmas tree….now for anyone from the Northern Hemisphere you will recognise immediately what doesn’t seem right. For Australians of course this is…