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Back to School Fun.

This time of year I always brace myself for “This Is Your Life” style tributes on Facebook as many of our esteemed citizens reach a momentous milestone, the age that enables them to waddle off to school for the very first time. Normally titled “I can’t believe how quickly my baby has grown up” the..
An open conversation about open plan living.

An open conversation about open plan living.

When it comes to our home interiors, on the North Shore they tend to favour French provincial, while in the Inner West it’s all about vintage, industrial and retro. In the Shire they’re still mad for feature walls, in the West its tank sized couches and on the Northern Beaches they can’t help but artfully..
Trends

Trends

If it wasn’t for fads, trends and crazes we would never witnessed the meteoric rise and the inevitable demise of wheat grass shots, chardonnay, roller blading, focaccias and the fake hair scrunchie. This month I thought I’d cast an exploratory eye over what’s currently blowing wind up our skirt. Coconut Water. It says something about..
Do we really love open plan living?

Do we really love open plan living?

When it comes to our home interiors, on the North Shore they tend to favour French provincial, while in the Inner West it’s all about vintage, industrial and retro. In the Shire they’re still mad for feature walls, in the West its tank sized couches and on the Northern Beaches they can’t help but artfully..
DADDY DAY…A BIT RUBBISH?

DADDY DAY…A BIT RUBBISH?

A mate of mine has been looking after his four year old son while his wife has gone back to part time work on weekends.  An Eastern suburbs larrikin and mad punter, he keeps young Billy entertained on Saturday afternoons by taking him to see the horses at the “Randwick Zoo.” My mate is continuing..
Bad Habits

Bad Habits

I don’t think we need Billy Field in a pair of Dustin Hoffman Tootsie glasses, tinkling the ivories of a Steinway, to let us know that we pack a serious punch when it comes to bad habits in this city. We shouldn’t be content to bask in the glory of the Opera House, the harbour..

Food

Have you noticed that food bloggers have suddenly become the new wine wankers? At your local restaurant they present as normal diners, happily chatting away like real people.  Then suddenly, as soon as their meal arrives, they whip out their iphone and artfully take snaps of their skate, parmesan and broad bean flavoured sorbet, all..

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

What has happened to our beloved TV stars from the past? Don’t believe those bullshit TV specials here’s the real truth.   FRED SAVAGE   In the late 80’s and early 90’s the world went Kevin Arnold crazy as we watched his on again off again relationship with Winnie Cooper on the feel good family..

Rant #2

I was at a wedding the other day and  some rather wise, but now somewhat rather boring old friends, suggested that my upcoming fatherhood will soften me and take away a sizeable wedge of my cynicism. So as the personality Armageddon comes racing towards me, it’s time to let fly on some ridiculous fucking comments..