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Grain to Grass – a June weekend of whisky events (Melbourne)

I don’t usually promote events here but this one is too good not to share, especially on the eve of Ardbeg Day celebrations. It combines two of my favourite things in the world: fine whisky and grand heritage buildings. The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) is partnering with Whisky and Alement (a Melbourne whisky destination like no… Continue reading Grain to Grass – a June weekend of whisky events (Melbourne)

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Easter volunteering with BlazeAid

It’s 7pm Easter Sunday and I’m doing my best to hoover down the best roast turkey dinner in the history of humanity (as my neighbour would say). But my arms aren’t playing the game. They’re floppy and shaky; they refuse to elevate above shoulder height. They’re jelly. Thanks to two days of hauling tree branches,… Continue reading Easter volunteering with BlazeAid