‘THE BUZZ’ BLOG

You Did Change the World Chris: Euphoria Mourning

Original cover art ‘You Can’t Change Me’ opened Chris Cornell's debut solo album Euphoria Mourning in September 1999. Retitled Euphoria Morning by his record company, the original title better suits his dark moody stylings.  The record was appreciated at the time, but has a deeper impact upon reflection and in the wake of Cornell’s death in … Continue reading You Did Change the World Chris: Euphoria Mourning

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Gnocch, gnocch, gnocchin’ on heaven’s door. Melt in your mouth quality gnocchi in just six easy steps.

    Gnocchi. Perhaps one of the greatest humans inventions ever to be created. Just thinking about them can put you in a higher state.   At the classic large Italian family gathering, I was told by all that I had surpassed Nonna Maria’s talent for gnocchi. The looks of shock awe and then complete … Continue reading Gnocch, gnocch, gnocchin’ on heaven’s door. Melt in your mouth quality gnocchi in just six easy steps.

Sew Easy: How to take up a dress hem (without a sewing machine!)

Ah! Sewing. I know, I know; it can seem boring and can be especially snooze worthy if you have never sewed before. Hearing fashion kids talk about garment construction can sound like a foreign language, because it almost is. If you have never sewed before or maybe only dabbled in trying the odd button or … Continue reading Sew Easy: How to take up a dress hem (without a sewing machine!)

How to Avoid Cooking yet Serve Up Some Seriously Saucy Vegetarian Noodles (Chow Mien) in 10 Easy Steps!

  Hello friend. Are you the sort of person who likes to cook? Nope? Me neither. Why not learn to cook, I hear you say. Well why would I bother to learn? Especially when it's a dish that is readily available at hundreds of restaurants in and around Melbourne. One quick tap on an App … Continue reading How to Avoid Cooking yet Serve Up Some Seriously Saucy Vegetarian Noodles (Chow Mien) in 10 Easy Steps!

Getting out of a derby funk

As any skater will tell you skating competitive derby is a unique experience. Even at the most basic level you train three days a week, increasing to as many as six days as you advance. Plus the boot camps, scrimmages and travel for away games. We love it, but derby is physically, mentally and emotionally … Continue reading Getting out of a derby funk

How to Buy Toys When Your Way to Old to Still be Buying Toys

Remember being a kid? Remember that thrill of saving up your pocket money for weeks and weeks, then running down to the toyshop to buy that awesome toy you’d had your eye on for months now? Remember getting home and opening the box, the thrill of finally holding it in your hands? For most people, … Continue reading How to Buy Toys When Your Way to Old to Still be Buying Toys