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The Canary Islands and Lisbon
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The Canary Islands and Lisbon

Since I embarked upon the world’s greatest ocean liner, the Queen Mary 2, on Novemeber 26th, life is very different. There are many adjustments one must make when living in a moving beast, and with our schedule busy due to getting all of our shows up and running, life has […]

Seamer Fisheries
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Seamer Fisheries

After being in the UK for over four months now, it was finally time to have the infamous fish and chips. Seamer Fisheries, just a mere 50m from my door is reputed to have awesome fish and chips, and should set the benchmark for the classic national dish. “Would ya […]

The Durham Ox
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The Durham Ox

A sublime country pub, The Durham Ox of Crayke, is on The Guardian’s List for the top 50 Sunday Lunches in Britain. It’s certainly not hard to understand why. Picturesque beyond belief almost to this city girl, The Durham Ox is surrounded by rolling green hills and valleys and scenes […]

Mos Burger
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Mos Burger

After a hospital visit, which unless you are visiting a mother and newborn are always unsettling, I was walking back through the city and passed Mos Burger. I had absolutely no intention of burgering, and I was in fact making a beeline for a certain green tea iced beverage, however, […]

Satay Ria
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Satay Ria

Malaysian food is something I rarely have, not because I don’t like it, but because it is always hiding in the shadows, being bullied by that showy brat, Thai food. Satay Ria, is another one of Brisbane’s suburban gems. Situated in a mundane Cannon Hill shopping centre car park, Satay […]

Bella Venezia
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Bella Venezia

For traditional Italian fare, Bella Venezia in Mooloolaba, is where to go. The menu abounds with choice and it would be hard to go past any dish with seafood, in this beachside locale. Serving real handmade pasta – you know that gorgeous tension you perceive when you sink your teeth […]