LQ photos from my phone

KeepCup and green tea at the train station.

 New takoyaki place at Market City. Freshly made to order. Really good. $8 for 6.

Charlie Lovett. Came in after class had a latte. Really good vibe to it. Shame only had my phone on me to take photos.

 Bumming around at uni.

Starbucks at Cockle Bay Wharf. I like the views it has but the atmosphere is, I don't know, kind of cold. 

 Seems like there were X-Factor auditions on this day (17th May 2012)

Paella for dinner. The whole dinner all up cost me almost $40. Didn't have that much on me and my friend had to pay part of it for me. Internet banked her the next day. Usually we go for Korean which is much cheaper once you divide the bill.

Anyhoo, just felt like blogging something. Exams are coming up so I don't know how present I'll be. But, it's my last exams! So, I'm going to try hard!


La Premiere, Hoyts, Entertainment Quarter

On Thursday night I attended the Nuffnang pre-screening of sci-fi flick Iron Sky at La Premiere at Hoyts, Entertainment Quarter.

After waiting awkwardly at Cinema Paris at the meeting time and place we met up with Kimberley (or is it Kimberly) from Hoyts. She was bright and friendly when taking us on a tour of  Hoyts and their La Premiere section. I've actually never been inside Hoyts at Entertainment Quarter and it's so nice and classy. Not like my local cinema. Why can't all cinemas have such a classy feel?

Some tidbits from the tour:
  • La Premiere has a bar! Yep. That was important to me. They also have a menu and they can deliver the food to the cinema. Wonder how they find the person it's for in the dark? XD
  • We saw studio/cinema 6. Most of the cinema has seats like a normal cinema. At the back though there's a smaller section of red seats with tables. 
  • Seems like seeing film like old school style from actual prints will be a thing of the past. Films seem to be moving to a digital format for broadcast in a cinema. Though, I bet it'll come back like how instant cameras/polaroids are in right now. Just give the hipsters time!
Below are some photos taken with my friend's phone. I didn't bring my camera because I didn't and I should have and I regret it now ... XD

This is studio 12. This is where we watched the film. It seats about 36 people. Though that's a guess. Each row had 9 seats and there were 4 rows. So 36. Pretty intimate space. It'd be a great place to have an event for a birthday or something.

We got free popcorn and water. That Corona is paid for. $9.

It was quite a fun night out. I looked up the ticket prices for Men in Black 3 in 3D for La Premiere. $78 for 2 tickets plus glasses. It's $76 without the glasses. So works out roughly almost $40 per ticket. But that's for 3D maybe the 2D movies are differently priced. But you should check the website for prices because I'm a horrible blogger and I'm writing this from memory now!

I think the only movie I really badly want to see that would justify paying that money would be the upcoming Joss Whedon flick The Cabin in the Woods, if they were showing it in La Premiere. DON'T watch the trailer, is the advice I've been given. You're better off just watching the movie and being surprised because it's that good. Apparently the trailer may give too much stuff away! Maybe I'll just save and treat myself to it one day. XD

(This isn't an ad. I just wanted to blog about it. It was a really nice place XD)



I kept meaning to buy one after seeing honeyhype's post about them. Looking back on her post, I should have been braver with my colour choice. Ah, well. Next time.

I bought these around 5pm on Tuesday and they got here the following Monday. Pretty fast if you ignore the public holiday and the weekend. I wasn't expecting it to arrive on Monday.


You get to choose the colours for almost all of the parts. This is a medium sized cup which holds 340ml (I thought large might be too big?) and cost $14.00. Plus shipping this cup cost $20. Worth it, I think. Think of all the coffee cups you throw away!

I know that if you bring a cup to the coffee shop at my uni that they take 50 cents off the price of your coffee. I think. At least I remember seeing a blackboard sign saying so a few weeks ago. I'm hoping that cafes and coffee shops will let you have their coffee in the KeepCup. Has anyone tried bringing a cup (any cup or travel mug, etc) to a Starbucks or Gloria Jeans? Do they fill the cup for you?

Anyhoo, get your own KeepCup at their website!

(I'm not quite happy with the photos I took. The light in my house is just ... >.< Planning on building my own lightbox sometime soon. Adding that to my list of things to do XD)