What a fabulous month…full of getting out and about, shopping therapy and brunching…even finally managed to get away interstate for a few days!

Here is what Zinc Moon got up to in April….

April Rewind

We headed north to Brisbane for the Australian Brass Band Nationals….the band did so well…won the first day comprehensively, and came third overall..out of thirteen bands!


Flying high with Qantas

Qantas Aircraft

And staying in a gorgeous cottage

At Home on Broadway

We went on the Wheel

Wheel of Brisbane

Other highlights of the month include…

My husband and I celebrated our 12th wedding anniversary…

Train Ride

Zinc Moon turned 6 months old…yep, time certainly flies when you are having fun!

We learned all about coffee at Bertoncello Coffee

Bertoncello Coffee

There were some tea highlights….we discovered Tlicious in Brisbane…

Tlicious chai

And we learned all about Pu-erh tea

Sharing tea

We went to a dog casting call for the ad for the Dog Lovers Show…unfortunately neither of our two made it onto the TV…

Dog Park

I discovered the neat trick of getting your own handwriting as font on your computer

Fontifier Preview

Our brunching this month took us all round the countryside…literally!

We went to the Courtyard Cafe in Queenscliff, Spinifex in Kensington, Blackbird Cafe in Mornington, Pearl Cafe in Woolloongabba, Brisbane, and World Restaurant and Bar in Southbank.

I loved these unusual tea bags…..

Bombay Chai

Shopping expeditions led us to discover Cocoon in Queenscliff….so wanted this…

Cocoon Earth Jar

And That Shop in Woolloongabba…how I wish this was in Melbourne…

That Shop

Plus I found the most comfortable sandals…unfortunately now packed away till the warmer weather returns!

Saltwater Sandals

We got up early and went to the Anzac Day Dawn Service at the Shrine in Melbourne….such a moving, amazing experience…

Dawn Service

My Friday Five series continued with 80’s Hits..love these…things I wished I could change about me and I noticed what our dogs could teach us!


And that’s the Monthly Rewind for April…hope you have enjoyed reading all about our adventures for this month!

I hope we have inspired you to get out and about, and find what hidden treasures might be found in your city!