Newcastle, you sexy beast

Oh Newcastle, how I love you! We’ve had five blissful days together and I’ve adored every minute. Even the rain hasn’t dampened my ardor. We’ve crammed so much into those precious hours. We’ve been shell hunting at Merewether Baths. We saw an amazing free circus performance at the local shopping centre. My dad babysitted the […]

HouseGoesHollywood: Buble to be a daddy, Kim Kardashian abuse claims

Finally, some actual celebrity news. Michael Buble has announced his wife Luisana Lopilato is pregnant with the couple’s first child. The couple made the announcement in a video message, which opens with an ultrasound image and features the singer’s hit single “Haven’t Met You Yet.” “I’ve said to Luisana a million times I’d love to […]

Mad business idea no. 3249

Imagine an indoor swimming pool with a sand beach ringed by palm trees, with banana lounges, Balinese huts, waiters in boardies, Girl From Ipanema on the sound system, a hunky lifeguard, and a beachy homewares store at the entrance Welcome to ZanziBar … My fantasy kids’ waterplay centre by day, kitschy bar by night. Mothers […]

Has been

There’s nothing like going to a concert featuring an ’80s pop star who’s morphed into a bespectacled middle-aged folk singer with a slight paunch to make you feel your age. Some lovely friends of Husband’s took us to the Famous Spiegeltent on Sunday night. The Spiegeltent is this gorgeous wooden tent with stained glass windows […]

HouseGoesHollywood: Glee star sued for sexual battery, Michael Douglas’ son fails jail drug test

  It was all about the inauguration in the US last night. Here are the tidbits that weren’t political … Glee star sued for sexual battery Actor Mark Salling – who has played jock chorus singer Puck since Season 1 of the hit series Glee – has been sued by an ex-girlfriend who claims that he committed sexual battery by forcing her […]

Inexplicable lust

Like pimples, you’d think I’d have grown out of celebrity crushes by now. But no, they’re both lingering well past their use-by date. The Sprogs and I spent many hours and dollars over the weekend downloading Doctor Who episodes, specifically the Martha Jones era with David Tennant. I thought I’d gotten over David Tennant. I […]