Iâ€™m having a birthday.
One that ends in a â€œZeroâ€.
Wanting to do something small to mark the occasion.
Doing two things:
- Seeing Death Cab for Cutie on 1 August at the Opera House. 10 years ago, I celebrated my birthday by going to see DCFC at Home in Darling Harbour. Great show. Figured given the timing being not far away from my birthday again, that this show would be a fitting â€œrevisitâ€. Given the nature of the latest album, being a bit more about â€œgrowing upâ€, also a little poignant. The last show Ang and I saw at the Opera House (heh: from â€œHomeâ€ to the â€œHouseâ€)â€”Elbowâ€”was amazing. We discovered a little gem near Wynyard serving a tremendous selection of boutique beers on tap called Frankieâ€™s Pizza. Seems like the perfect start to the evening. So kicking off there about 5ish. Dinner. Then the show.
I live in Katoomba now. I love the place. I feel my roots starting to dig in up here. And itâ€™s a long way from Circular Quay 😉 So, Iâ€™d really like to do something close to home to mark the occasion as well. Iâ€™m away on business on my actual birthday (in Darwin, attending/co-facilitating/participating in the Broadband for the Bush Forum), but figured I might just hole up at Station Bar, one of our favourite joints up this wayâ€”and perhaps unsurprisingly one that usually has a great selection of boutique beers on tap (noticing a theme here?). Date: Saturday 18 July. Time: 6pm+.
â€™twill be low key. But funâ€¦ If youâ€™re reading this, thereâ€™s a good chance itâ€™d be great to have you there 🙂
So, if youâ€™re up for it let me know which/when/where in the comments so I can book tables and stuffâ€¦