Sipping Our Way In To Spring

It was a sunny Saturday morning and my sister and I ventured into Melbourne city to enjoy the first weekend of Spring in style. Melbourne is a culinary hotspot, with everything from burger joints to swish eateries, as well as a thriving cafe scene. Melbourne’s baristas whip up a fine brew, be it siphoned single-origin…

Bean there Squeezed that!

Not the most original heading, I know! However, this blog is all about coffee and I haven’t had enough of it today to be original. My moments with coffee are plentiful. It’s hard to narrow them down into a selection of musing. However, I’m going to go with plugging a local franchise I both frequent…

Coffee with the Penguins Anyone?

Beyond the hustle of the city and eclectic vibe of St Kilda is a little slice of serenity in Little Blue.  At the end of St Kilda pier lies the St Kilda Protected Fairy Penguin colony where you can enjoy your takeaway coffee while spotting a penguin or two hiding in the rocks or watch the day go…

Matcha at Mojo

If you are anything like me, you drink way too much coffee! Most of the time, i have had my daily recommended dose before i even get both eyes open in the morning. I suppose this is the curse of being a writer. So you can imagine my delight when White Mojo Speciality Coffee &…

I’ll Get You, My Caffeine, And At Night Time Too!

Coffee.  The first step towards humanity each morning.  At least for me. Coffee wakes me up: it understands my need to strive for the nicest person I can be. I can’t imagine the lack of function induced by lack of caffeine- and I wouldn’t want to. Recently, quite by accident, I discovered the joy of…

Hipsters Paradise

If you live in Preston (Victoria) and don’t sport an overgrown beard or wear double denim then surprisingly you actually stand out!  The Northern suburbs are crawling with self-proclaimed Hipsters but this has some advantages. This week as Melbourne decided to finally transition from Winter to Spring, I thought I’d embrace my inner Hipster (without the double…