Coolabah café, wyong southbound on the f3 Chipiron mountain coffee. Yes, it’s a truck stop, but it’s clean, well-lit, and the food is actually quite good. Don’t be too put off that it shares its building with a McDonald’s, that’s par for the course Coffee is made with an automatic machine for the shot, and […]
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DVD: Footrot Flats: The Dog’s Tale As much as I enjoyed the comic strip when I was a child, this film – while capturing the slapstick elements of the comic’s world – doesn’t quite rise up to the heights that a more recent kid’s movie would. A few amusing moments, but really, for die-hard fans […]
Book: The Tinderbox Way by Mark Bernstein. Tinderbox is a hard-to-describe program that was the main catalyst keeping me on the Mac platform. It’s a tool for notes that lets your organise, import and export them in many different ways. The biggest problem with the software, though, is that its flexibility leaves people wondering how […]
Movie: The Pursuit of Happyness Another Will Smith Oscar vehicle. This time, he eschews the majority of the wisecracks for the role of an incredibly hard-working single parent. A good story, but with the poor lighting, it was hard at times to tell how good Smith’s acting was. Thandie Newton was great as Smith’s wife. […]
Riverstone café, bellingen Riverstone coffee (organic blend). Next door to legendary health food store kombu, this place combines a licenced café with a small book store and a range of cds. Some very chilled lounge music plays – just the right volume to afford private conversations without forcing patrons to shout. Staff are friendly and […]
Café buzz, port macquarie Café buzz coffee. Located in one of port’s many food courts, this seems to be the destination for serious coffee drinkers. Food prices are comparable to sydney, and there’s a range of coffee related equipment on sale, including the rancilio rocky grinder. If you’re looking for the kind of delicatessen treats […]
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DVD: The Office (US Version). More like the traditional US sitcom, this nonetheless has its funny moments. I prefer the original.
The Bargain Queen has started a short series on inexpensive Valentine’s day dates. I don’t want to begrudge the florists their biggest day, but is it right that a bunch of roses is so much more expensive on this day than on any other?