The Saturday late in August the G.O. took off from work so we could celebrate our anniversary with a weekend away at Port Stephens has turned into three. Last weekend we had family matters to attend to, but this weekend is ours.
What a novelty to share my Saturdays with the G.O… Normally I blog, walk, clean and grocery shop… a mixed bag of which I’d happily forgo clean and shop. This Sydney morning was too windy and pollen content too high to comfortably walk, so I checked out WordPress posts while we did a lick & a promise clean.
Because the G.O. usually works Saturdays, I gave him the preference when choosing where to go, what to do, then from my own endless list filled in the gaps.
The G.O.’s first choice was his mate’s classic car & motorcycle import shop, Gasolene on Parramatta Road, at Camperdown. Agreeably, during the week I’d read a food article in the SMH re Thai Style Fried eggs w/ jasmine rice and nam jim at Runcible Spoon not far from there, so first item on the agenda was breakfast.
Enroute, we’d realised we’d been to Runcible Spoon previously in pursuit of the Spanish Baked Eggs with harissa (still on the menu).
Runcible Spoon is located just down the street from Deus Ex Machina.
On to Gasolene, no-one was there but we had a squizzy at the merchandise through the windows.
We moved on to Victory Motorcycles .
As we were in need of a top up of wine glasses we went to Lamonica Homewares.
Finally, we couldn’t avoid the weekly grocery shop but at Lamonica IGA it’s a pleasure not a chore, and as well as the usual stuff we of course stocked up on Italian goodies.
Although I can’t imagine these G.O.-at-home Saturdays will last for long, the G.O. has disclosed that today he omitted to include Extreme Toys, so I’ll keep my own to-do list prepared, just in case.