Merryn Holder’s Fabulous Cake

This is the cake I mentioned on 2CH today, made by Merryn Holder, a Melbourne cake decorator, for the launch of the Great Australian Bake-Off  on Channel 9 last week. She’d win hands down if she were one of the competitors, non?

Street Life in the Naked City

Forget the celebrities.  There’s so much to gawk at on the streets of New York that you won’t regret missing Naomi Watts and Liev Shreiber cycling around Greenwich Village with their kids (fully clothed), or Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness strolling down Bleecker Street  taking their children to school. Early one evening I was standing … Continue reading

Kicking off the White Shoes

When most of us think of the Gold Coast, we think bling: from metre maids in gold lycra bikinis to bleached blondes in convertible sports cars and spivvy white shoe real estate developers. But over the past few years, a quiet revolution has been taking place in pockets along the glittering strip. “When I drive … Continue reading