Finders Keepers Farmers Lane

In May we were asked to join a Farmers Lane at The Finders Keepers market curated by our friends at Real Food Projects. The Finders Keepers is a fantastic craft market held a couple of times a year in Sydney, …

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Becoming a tea master

I’ve recently completed a course to become a certified Tea Master. On announcing this title to a friend I was asked if it was like being a Jedi Master, to which I replied “yes, it’s exactly like that!” However, in …

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Real Food Pop-Up Shop

Late last year, a cute little pop-up shop opened on Oxford Street, Darlinghurst – Sydney’s first pop-up shop dedicated to celebrating local, seasonal and sustainable foods, hand-crafted by Sydney-based artisans, chefs and urban farmers. Following on from the success of the project, …

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Valentine's Day Genmaicha Offer

Ok, so you’re all in love with Genmaicha and we understand why. For us, it was love at first taste and for many people it takes just one little cup to solidify a long-term relationship! With Valentine’s Day around the …

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Our Christmas gift ideas

Green tea is an excellent Christmas gift, Secret Santa or stocking filler. For our very first Christmas we’ve got beautiful gift boxes for the First Harvest and Estate ranges, as well as gift wrapping (either natural fabric ribbon and a …

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Perfect South Cooler Recipe by Bloodwood

Our favourite Newtown haunt is Bloodwood and we’re there often (probably a little bit too much). Aside from the consistently delicious food, their cocktail and wine list is top notch, as is their staff.  And now, we have a legitimate reason …

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A green tea beer called Otaku

Life is full of surprises and we’re pretty much always up for doing interesting things, so when a friend (Oscar), who brews beer in Newtown’s resident brewery (Young Henry’s) called and said they needed green tea for a craft beer …

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Lost idle pleasures

After a stupidly busy six months where I haven’t had time to scratch myself, I was actually able to take an afternoon snooze on the lounge the other day.  It was heaven and it made me think about all those …

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To thee I do wed

While I was perusing Zed and Bee’s blog the other day I came across this wedding.  As you know, at Perfect South we love discovering the fusion of anything Japanese and Australian and who doesn’t like a love story?  The …

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Along the alpine way

Last week I took a trip down to Victoria’s Great Alpine Valleys.  The countryside there never fails to inspire and always makes my city soul skip a beat. On my way to the wild and woolly Mount Hotham, I passed …

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A fresh approach to workspaces

Here are some clever people who are re-imagining space and furniture in brilliant ways.  In their quest to make new kinds of connections between furniture and people, Japanese decorative plywood company Ichiro Design teamed up with Torafu Architects to create …

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Harvest Deli opening in Newrybar

One of our favourite places to visit when on holidays up the coast is Harvest Cafe, which resides in a little village called Newrybar, near Bangalow in northern New South Wales.  We were there last week and our trip coincided …

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