This week, I’ve picked up the first volume of the Rebirth era of Green Lantern: Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps, written by Robert Vendetti (X-O Manowar, The Flash) and drawn by Rafa Sandoval (Catwoman, X-O Manowar). Strap yourselves in, folks. This one’s a doozy.
A couple of weekends ago, the fates took us riding through the Dandenong Ranges, to Olinda to be precise. After we’d blinked and totally missed Olinda, we ended up in Belgrave, where we happened upon Sooki Lounge, a purely random choice.
Step back in time and go to The Royal Oak Hotel for dinner. The meals are old fashioned, wholesome and hearty. Probably the best thing about dining here is that you can help yourself to the bain marie which is chock full of vegetables, like scallop potatoes, mashed pumpkin, peas or carrot. The staff, in […]
Each year in the last week of May the Australian Indigenous Surfing Titles are held at Bells Beach. Dozens of Indigenous surfers from around Australia descend on Torquay and bells Beach for this unique surfing and cultural event during National Reconciliation Week. In contrast to the Rip Curl Pro held each Easter this is a […]
One of my grandfathers disappeared on his wedding night. Not for good though, he arrived back shortly after midnight to his bride of less than 24 hours, and before she could say anything he poured a hat-full of gold sovereigns over her, enough to buy two blocks of land in Ivanhoe.