It sounds like two life long dreams: “One day I want to be a Formula One racing car driver” and “one day I want to own a vineyard in gorgeous Italy off the Adriatic Coast”. Most would be lucky to obtain just one, but for Jarno Trulli, Italian born F1 driver for Lotus and owner [...]
Ok time for a grumble about the cool things that Melbourne has that Sydney doesn’t. Namely flat inner city roads, with no hills perfect for riding fixed gear bikes! Sure, it’s not enough to make Ms Darlinghurst leave her beloved Sydney but hell you try riding a BMX up Liverpool St from The East Village [...]
It was described to me as cricket on steroids. Maximum 3 hours of intense music, loud cheering and men swinging bats and smashing balls out of the park. Although skeptical it did sound a lot different to the boring games I’d fallen asleep to on the couch so many times. My friend Matt and his mates [...]
I clearly need to cut back on my visits to Gelato Messina, Fancy Pants here is kicking my butt up the hill of a morning.
Twilight Regatta at Rushcutters Bay On Wednesday I donned my very special sailors cap and boarded a yacht for a spot of twilight sailing at Rushcutters Bay. The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) is literally 10 minutes from my house; I run past there at least 3 times a week and some how this [...]