Brunch at Sotto on West in North Sydney

Sydney’s Eastern and Inner Western suburbs are better known for their trendy cafes than the lower North Shore. These cafes have interesting décor, creative breakfast options and great coffee. But they are usually in tiny nooks of buildings with graffiti walls or near industrial warehouses with outdoor seating looking onto dusty, busy streets and a […]

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The Northside Produce Markets

A couple of weeks ago, JK and I met at the Northside Produce Market located just near the Stanton Library in North Sydney.  It happens on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 8am to noon.  It’s packed with fresh produce (obviously!) and food to eat there.  There are also live performances and talks.  It’s generally a nice atmosphere […]

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Places to Learn: Flower Arranging Course

I love to learn new skills – especially creative ones! So a couple of months ago I attended the ‘Flower Arranging’ course held at the North Sydney Community Centre. The course cost $120 plus an additional $50 for the beautifully arranged, fresh flowers that we took home on the day. It was an intimate class […]

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