Jimmy 3, Colossal Sundae 0.

Earlier tonight, after a superb feed at the Airstream Cafe, the boys and I decided to venture about 100m down the complex and have some deserts at Pancake Parlour.

And it was there that James decided to reignite his rivalry with the biggest, most epic item on their menu – The Colossal Sundae.  As you can see by its description on the menu below, it’s a diabetic and dietitian’s worst nightmare.

Even though it’s reccomended to share, James has smashed the whole thing on his own on two previous occasions.  However, tonight was a tougher challenge, as he had just consumed a massive steak and chips and a pint of Hoegaarden back at Airstream.  One wonders how much he had left in his stomach for this:

But, somehow, after several brainfreezes, he knocked it over.  However, in my brief interview with him after his all-conquering efforts, Jim admitted that this was the hardest out of his three previous sundae sessions.

“I haven’t been in training,” he said.  “The last time I did this was six months ago, so it was hard.”

“Now, I feel pregnant.  It’s as if I’ve got something just bulging inside me.”

I ain’t suprised about that!  When I left, James also had a large mug of Apple Cider to finish off – but I can’t confirm whether he got through that as well.

Anyway, considering the amount of stuff he’s consumed tonight, I dare say Jim won’t need much to eat tomorrow.  But if only Pancake Parlour had an honour board or a challenge for downing a Colossal Sundae in a certain amount of time… we certainly would have a worthy candidate right here.  Well done bruz.

Oh, and while I’m at it, here’s what I had at PP tonight – the nowhere near as big, but super chocolatey and colourful Alice In Wonderland desert:

Saturday Afternoon Shopping with Keggs.

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Today on ‘Shopping With Keggs’… we ventured to the lovely haven which offers quality stuff with some occassionally great specials… Myer Knox City. And today was one of those days where said great specials popped up. Hence, instead of wisely saving my money, I parted with it, and this is what I picked up: Slim Kenji chinos in the hip burgundy colour which is totally in at the moment. Was $69.95. Keggs picks up for $52. Grey Kenji Beret-looking hat on a markdown table… was $25 at one stage. Keggs picks up for $6.50. And finally, reusable coffee cup designed to save the planet being given away at a desk outside of Myer if you spend $50 anywhere in the centre. Keggs picks up for free. Only downside was the cup was meant to come with a free coffee voucher, but the promo people had run out. However, they reffered me to one of their participating outlets, where I tested out said cup for a discounted mocha. Tasted nice. Keggs pays $3.50. And I also got a new part to fix my watch for 8.95. All up, that brings my afternoon of loitering around Knox to a grand total of just over $70. Pretty happy with my efforts. Winning.

Snaps from the city

When you give a guy 15 mins to bum around after just missing a train, this is what you get.  Yours truly filling in the time taking photos of our wonderful city & its landmarks.. in and around Flinders St Station.

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And, funnily enough, most of this post was compiled on my tablet while I was coming home on the train. So thanks Samsung for creating a device that made a typical ride on Melbourne’s public transport system just that bit more bareable.