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Archive for November, 2008

The name is Bond… James Bond.

So date night was Quantum of Solace last night. Bang bang, drive fast, run around the place – martini, shaken not stirred – or in the new style bond, same theme just more contemporary. Search for stationary then oops, accidentally slip onto the pretty girl and have sex. Ahh, everything that makes up a classic [...]

Dancing in the Rain… Not So Romantic, Actually.

Melbourne is famous for its ever-changing weather. The saying goes – if you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes. In a matter of hours this city can go from beautifully sunny to pouring rain, windy and back again. Last Wednesday, Melbourne had put on a particularly hot, dry summer day. 33 degrees (91.4f) of [...]

Farmers Market Date Idea

Sat morn I consult the $30 Date Night guide… “FARMERS’ MARKET!” Brilliant… Emma will love it. Now, what the hell is a Farmers’ Market and where will I find a market such as this in the city of Melbourne? I’m picturing sheep, cows, goats… farmers in overalls and straw hats sitting on bales of hay. [...]

10 Great At-Home Date Ideas (for Parents)

I know, I know. There’s toys everywhere… You hum ‘Hot Potato’ by the Wiggles because it’s stuck in your damn head from watching it over and over again… You haven’t had a conversation for months that doesn’t involve the potty, the children, Iggle Piggle… you eat at 5 o’clock when they eat because it’s easier… [...]

The Bookstore Date Idea & 5 Other Conversation Starters

The Bookstore Date Idea is one that was suggested to us awhile ago, and I’ve been curious to try it! I love reading, always have. Den, not so much. But I thought we’d give it a crack anyway. A beautiful, warm Wednesday night so we took a stroll down Lygon Street to Borders and good-naturedly [...]