Dance and be supported by Bloch

DANCE YOUR WAY TO BE FINANCIALLY SUPPORTED Dance to the music and be financially supported while you do it! Q.  Have you got what it takes to be a Bloch Australia Young Artist for 2022? Q. Or maybe you’re a professional looking to partner with a dance sponsor? Dance-related businesses in Australia continue to support …

Spring High Tea for sugary tastebuds

AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENT HOUSE HAS A NEW SPRING HIGH TEA MENU WHICH OFFERS CLICK-N-COLLECT. Canberrans can now enjoy a range of take-away high tea packages from Australian Parliament House this October using a click and collect (click-n-collect) method of delivery. It will soon be possible to experience fine dining at home or enjoy a picnic outdoors …

Scones, jam and cream are my favourite daydream

SCONES, JAM, CREAM AND TEA: HOW PERFECT A RELAXED DAY AT HOME CAN BE. Scones with the wind, not scones which are heavy like stones, is how we must refer to our favourite item on the High Tea list. Some people are particular about the way words are pronounced. We are tutored by English school …

Chocolate lemon tart for Winter dessert delights

CHOCOLATE LEMON DESSERTS MAKE A DYNAMIC HIT ON SUNDAYS AFTER LONG WALKS OUTSIDE. Chocolate poured over cooked lemon filling and topped with whipped cream will make a sweet dessert any time of the year. It is true that chocolates and fruits fresh from the orchard make a rare and delicious treat during the winter. My …

Contemporary dance grooving at Venice Biennale

CONTEMPORARY DANCE EXPRESSION FOR TEN DAYS IN VENICE IS ABOUT TO BEGIN The 15th International Festival of Contemporary Dance starts today (23 July) and runs to 1 August as part of the 2021 Venice Biennale. In Australia it is currently not permitted to sing, dance or act in public because of the pandemic raging. However, …

Christmas in July at the Australian Parliament House.

CHRISTMAS IN JULY AT AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENT HOUSE IS NOT TO BE MISSSED. A Christmas in July luncheon is now served at the Queen’s Terrace Café at Australian Parliament House in Canberra. We visited the Queen’s Terrace Café today to enjoy a late afternoon tea.* The Premium teas were prepared and served in earthenware tea pots …

High Teas with the birds and the bees

HIGH TEAS IN A CAFÉ ON THE TOP OF A HILL WITH THE BIRDS AND THE BEES IS NOT ONLY SPECIAL BUT ALMOST A MIRACLE. High teas anywhere in the world are a special occasion to celebrate being with loved ones. Within a simple, three-layered metal tray frame known as an etagere, lie sweet, savoury …

Mothers Day is essential for family bonds

MOTHERS DAY IS THE IDEAL TIME TO REPAIR THE UNINTENDED DAMAGE WHICH FAMILY MEMBERS MAKE TO MOTHERS DURING THE YEAR. Mothers Day is a good time of the year to be selfless. It’s not your fault that you’re human. Your Mother made you that way. But sometimes Mother’s grit their teeth when their offspring do …

ANZAC Biscuit baking supports Commonwealth values

ANZAC BISCUIT BAKING SUPPORTS THE EFFORTS THAT OUR GRANDPARENTS GAVE TO PROTECT OUR NATION IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR AT GALLIPOLI. ANZAC Biscuit baking at home was shared with family, neighbours, friends and work colleagues to support the same patriotic values as were shown in Britain and other parts of the Commonwealth. Children are often …

French Chocolate Cake for Valentine’s Day

FRENCH CHOCOLATE CAKE WITH CHERRIES ON THE SIDE ARE A WINNING COMBINATION FOR VALENTINE’S DAY. French chocolate cake with late summer’s cherries and whipped cream makes a heart-thumping dessert for your Valentine’s Day. As you’ve both stayed healthy in this first 12 months of the pandemic and made it to Valentine’s Day, you do want …