Category Archives: Wining and dining

Pantomania!

Well, the 2019 Capolettes Christmas panto-skit The Adventures of Snow White was a big hit with its (admittedly easy to please) audience on Tuesday, December 17 – despite the usual shambolic dress rehearsal the night before. Alas, I don’t yet … Continue reading

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Delicious and easy left over pork recipe

I love inventing new food ideas instead of just slavishly following recipes.  Once you’ve spent years doing the hard yards in learning the basics of how to bake and make and blend flavours skilfully you are free to do just … Continue reading

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Sandy shimmers into her sixties!

  It was 1001 nights rolled into one when mega-creative friend Sandy Baillie turned 60 in splendid style last night! Almost everyone present obeyed Sultana Sandy’s command to come in Middle Eastern dress and so most of us did – … Continue reading

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Renee’s birthday

Lovely friend and neighbour Renee Hardy turned…well…let’s say it’s halfway between two Big Os – this week and a small group of us celebrated at The Knoll, scene of many a birthday bash among our friends over the years – … Continue reading

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Bob’s Big Day

Biking, birding and beaches- not necessarily in that order – were how Bob wanted to celebrate his 80th birthday.  Not for him the “luxury” cruise or the round-the-world trip or indeed anything that involved getting up close and personal with … Continue reading

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Sunday morning coming down – with the Best Breakfast East of Perth!

The Evans Head Surf Club claims to offer the best breakfast east of Perth. It’s a big claim – but very possibly justified.  Take a look at the photo and judge for yourself and yes – it tastes as good … Continue reading

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Mambo Italiano at Capo

La Bella Italia was the theme of our latest Capo di Monte extravaganza and what a night it was! Our Dream Teamers Maureen, Dale and Carol did their usual magic and turned the clubhouse into a trattoria.  From the entry, … Continue reading

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A night in Old Vienna

  Another gala night for the Caponians – this time a masked ball and a trip back in time to Old Vienna.  And what a great night it was! Once again Fran got the whole thing going with her unquenchable … Continue reading

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Dame Edna and the Caponians celebrate OzDay in fine style

The Australian weather is known for its extremes, from drought and bushfire one day to cyclones and floods the next and temperatures that can range from below zero in the mountains to 50 degrees Celsius (122F).  And certainly, in South … Continue reading

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Marvellous Melbourne

I’ve long had a love affair with Melbourne. I’m not really a city person but when you need a double dose of coffee and culture, and you can’t get to Paris, then Melbourne’s not a bad place to be. They … Continue reading

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