Go to CoffeeHead on Mother's Day

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Happy Mother's Day!

Why not take Mum and the whole family to CoffeeHead for Mother's Day this year (Sunday, 10 May, 2015) for a delicious champagne breakfast, brunch, lunch or afternoon tea?

There is a children's menu as well, and uber chef Francis and the friendly staff will provide an unforgettable Mother's Day experience!

Fiesta Malaysia

Fiesta malaysia

If you want to experience the colour, sights, sounds and tastes of multicutural malaysia, visit Federation Square this Saturday.

Learn about the traditional games and festivals in malaysia, enjoy graceful dances and special performances and take your tastebuds on an adventure, sampling food from over 15 restaurants.

Chadstone/East Malvern Rotary Craft Market

Chadstone/East Malvern Rotary Club Market

Looking for a great gift for Mother's Day, for a friend or just want to treat yourself?
Check out the Chadstone Craft Market!

Enjoy the friendly ambience and chat to our friendly stall holders while you browse through the fantastic handcrafted items.

It is an indoor market, nicely warmed and there is ample parking, what's not to love?


e-baby or surrogacy on stage



e-baby is an exciting new Australian play, now on at Chapel off Chapel until March 15.

Written by journalist and playwright Jane Cafarella, this play is about one of the hottest issues of today – surrogacy.


Catherine, the protagonist, finds herself desperate for a child and will do anything to have one.

e-baby goes behind the celebrity surrogacy stories and focusses on a world where new life can start with an online ad.

Happy Chinese New Year 2015

Happy Chinese New Year of the goat!

The Chinese New Year of the goat is from 19 February 2015 to 7 February 2016.

The goat, sheep or ram is a well-loved animal.

It is usually gentle and calm and its fleece has long been used to create warm clothing, as well as to make writing brushes.

According to the ancient Chinese annals, people born in the year of the goat are gentle, polite, filial, clever and kind.

They appreciate and admire beauty, art and like to live quietly.

Valentine's Day 2015

Valentine's Day 2015


Valentine's Day is here again, where everything about love is celebrated.

This year, instead of the usual profferings of chocolates, flowers and perfume for your loved one, why not take a leaf out of Charles M Schulz's books?

The Peanuts Guide to Love (or kiss her, you blockhead!) is full of witticisms about love, from the famous Peanuts gang, including loveable Snoopy, the beagle.

A time for giving

A time for giving

Christmas is a time for giving and why not start by giving gifts with a conscience?

The Australian Women's Diary 2015 has an attractive hard cover and will glamourise any woman's handbag.

It is full of essential information that can improve the health and wellbeing of all women and proceeds from the sale go the Breast Cancer Research Institute of Australia to support research that identifies new treatments and prevention strategies.

Spiced honey and orange glazed ham for Christmas

What is Christmas without a lovely leg of ham, all fragrant with a golden glaze?

Try this recipe from Australian Pork

Spiced honey and orange glazed ham


4.5 - 5kg leg of Australian ham
¾ cup orange juice
½ tsp nutmeg
1 cup honey
1 cup orange marmalade, sieved
¼ cup Grand Marnier or whisky
60 cloves to stud ham

To serve:
Roasted vegetables


Christmas 2014

This Christmas A Wok on the Wild Side is pleased to present a message from Fr Jeremy Morgan of St Philip's in Collingwood:


We live in a world which is captivated by the concept of love, and is in many respects, obsessed by it.


We know when we feel its thrill and we know when we feel its crippling absence
– but are these experiences – often felt during 'falling in' or 'falling out of' romantic love, the fullness of Love itself?


This is a question which is much easier to ask than answer.



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