I attended this year’s Good Food and Wine Show last Friday, the opening day. If you can get the time off, it’s a great day to go. The crowd was particularly slow to build this year, no doubt due to some dirty weather in the morning, but for those of us who showed up earlyish, it was great! No queuing for tastings, the stall folk were relaxed and available to chat at length about their produce, and the celeb cook shows all had plenty of tickets available. Continue reading Perth Good Food and Wine Show 2011 – Review
Last year, I was invited to attend and review the Good Food and Wine Show in Perth. I was hesitant, and contacted the sponsors to let them know my reservations. I felt that I could not in conscience accept tickets to an event I assumed to be a haven for food wankers, much less promote such an event in a review.
The sponsors quietly insisted that the Good Food and Wine Show was for anyone interested in food, not just the types I label “food wankers”, and suggested I experience the event myself before casting judgment. Fair comment, so I went along and ended up eating my words and a outsized slice of humble pie (and way too much of the diverse and abundant nosh at the Show!). I intended to stay only a couple of hours and was one of the last out! Call me a convert and I’ll answer. If you want the details behind my conversion, you can find them in my Review of the 2010 Perth Good Food and Wine Show. Continue reading Win Tickets to Perth Good Food and Wine Show 2011!
Here they are, late again, random and disorganised as ever. Don’t expect balance. Don’t expect fairness. Don’t expect decency. Do expect a wanton rant.
Expectations duly lowered or raised, as the case may be, let us proceed according to tradition by channeling The Small Faces’ Ogden’s Nutgone Flake album narrator, Stanley Unwin…
Are you all sitting comftybold two square on your botties?? Then I’ll begin…
2010 Boomtown Rap Free-to-air TV Awards: The Bogeys
Best Drama: Breaking Bad. Not just the best for 2010, this whacked out series tops any drama I’ve seen on TV. Big call, but I’m makin’ it. Continue reading The Boomtown Rap Awards for 2010