Parking at Rhodes shopping centre SUX!!!!

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Yesterday morning was pretty slow.  Slept in, washed my hair, read some news feeds etc. 

A bit before lunch headed into Hornsby where I met up with Daniel and Fee for lunch.  Wandered around til we found a cafe (Blu) and got lunch there.  I had a melt which wasn't bad, but probably not worth $13.  So chatted for a while and then wandered around the games shops in the shopping centre.  All in all a very pleasant couple of hours.

Westfield Hornsby

Fee and Daniel

Chicken sausage melt

Then headed down to Rhodes where I fought the hordes trying to find parking :(  (This after not paying attention to my own golden rule - never go to Rhodes/Ikea on a weekend!!).  Seriously, parking at Rhodes shopping centre SUX!!!!  There's just too many people going there and not enough parking.  I don't know what on earth possessed Ikea to shut down their other Sydney stores, but I'm sure it's a dumb decision.  I didn't even consider buying anything because it was just too hot and stressful to even think about getting anything back to the car.  My poor little car was overheating too, which meant I couldn't have the aircon on while looking for parking.  *sigh*

Anyways, headed back to J&G's and jumped in their pool (which was 32C! eep!).  Still, it was still nice to clean off somewhat.

George cooked a very nomm roast dinner, and later we watched Mythbusters and then played Carcassonne (Ark of the Covenant edition (which I won by like 39 points or something)) and a few games of Fluxx.  I quite like Fluxx it's a fun game and you don't get too hung up about winning strategies (because the goal of the game keeps changing).  You win pretty much by luck only, which makes it just kinda fun.

Carcassonne Ark of the Covenant

Didn't sleep quite as well last night, but not too badly.


woosang said:

I'm allergic to car parks on a Saturday too.....

January 25, 2009 12:49 PM


Kazza the Blank One said:

they're completely evil :(

January 25, 2009 10:50 PM


necklace said:

Nice article. I think they are making improves. I am curious, the article is about Rhodes shopping centre. Why are the pictures of Westfield Hornsby?

May 3, 2011 5:06 PM


Kazza the Blank One said:

er, if you actually *read* the post it'd make sense...

May 4, 2011 6:47 AM


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