To The Haters – 5 Reasons Why I Love Starbucks.

January 15, 2018
Starbucks Melbourne Galleria

I’m well aware of the attitudes toward Starbucks in Australia and particularly, in Melbourne. When you were born and raised in a city that’s renown for its great coffee and hipster cafes in hidden laneways, people do wonder why you would choose to support a large American coffeehouse chain. I often get looks when I’m carrying around my coffee and when people notice they’re like “but why?” Well…


To My 8th Grade Teacher

January 5, 2018
Raindrops black and white road

I’ve been ruminating a lot as of late about the people who have unexpectedly and perhaps unknowingly left a significant mark on my life. It’s strange to think that some of these people may have already completely forgotten that I exist, but that actually gives me a level of comfort that I can’t fully explain. The first person that crosses my mind every time I drift through these…

Breakfast Carnegie Lunch

Calling All Bagel Lovers! Huff Bagelry, Carnegie: Review

July 14, 2017
Bagels from Huff Bagelry, Carnegie, Melbourne

If there were a Disneyland for all things bagel, Huff Bagelry would be it. From choc-chip to blueberry to pizza to poppyseed – Huff Bagelry has you covered. The bagels here (sans spreads or fillings) are the most affordable I’ve come across so far in Melbourne. The normal sized ones are around $1.20 – $1.30 each and their mini bagels are only $0.60! However, they do have a…