The Workers


Take a stroll along Darling Street, the main thoroughfare of Balmain, and you’ll probably encounter a few prams, overpriced boutique retailers, street bins that have a special hole for recycling, milk crates used as café seating and, of course, probably some more prams.   This wasn’t always the case, however, and back at the end of the 19th Century things were a bit simpler... Read More

Going loco, El Loco that is


Before heading off to get some $5 taco goodness with Miss J, A and H, the work girls and I decided to grab a drink at Cafe Lounge before we went our separate ways for the night. It was happy hour and we braved the $5 drinks, some faring worse than others in our drink selection. Miss R made faces into her whisky. The white was luckily drinkable and we settled into a booth amongst... Read More

Good Food for Bad People: El Capo


Good Food for Bad People: El Capo. I wasn’t feeling particularly badass last Friday night, although I was slightly wet from this nightmarish weather of late and I’m always in the mood for good food. We decided El Capo with it’s Latin American fare was in order for the evening. The Boy and I met for drinks at the Shakespeare beforehand, a local style, packed pub... Read More

Mexicano by the beach


Mexican right next to Narrabeen beach on the Northern Beaches. From our table facing the street if you turn your head to the side, you have ocean views. You also get a great view of the random pirate flag on the top of a tall pine tree. The Boy and I ended up wondering how that got up there. Not a tried and tested recipe. Mexicano has an emphasis on clean fresh flavours, fresh ingredients... Read More