Left a hot Wollongong Station heading for Surry Hills:
Objective: to meet Sirdan at the newly reopened Strawberry Hills Hotel:
Verdict: great reno job. Restaurant? Green weeds drowned rather than drizzled in olive oil. Pork chop: OK but very fatty. Mash and baby carrot (one) – so so. Outcome: cleansing for the bowels, or was that a coincidence? The Trinity Bar need not at this stage fear the competition.