The Living Room FEB 22

Boasting the best food, travel, celebrity, renovation, gardening and money stories, this season is bigger and better than ever, packed full of ideas to watch on Friday and try on Saturday.

Travel: THE WHALE SPOTTER

Chris and Miguel continue on the lap of Tassie. On the picturesque east coast of Tasmania, Dr Chris has a house call to make. There’s a local pooch in Freycinet whose whale spotting ability is the stuff of legend and Chris and Miguel want to see Rastus at work. On board the boat with Rastus and his owner Duncan, the boys witness a rare event. A pod of more than 100 pilot whales and dolphins are feeding in the bay together. ‘Rastus the Whale Spotter’ has lived up to the

 

FOOD: STEAK SANDWICH AND TARTE TATIN

Dr Chris Brown isn’t known for his culinary expertise, but our chef Miguel has plans to change all of that as the two travel through beef country in central Tasmania. On the menu is a classic streak sandwich and a fancy pants tarte tatin. Chris gets geared up to act as sous chef to the Maestre chef. But he’s not prepared for Miguel’s dirty tricks in the kitchen.

 

CELEB: JOSH THOMAS

Amanda’s former Talking about Your Generation foe, comedian Josh Thomas joins the team on the couch and in the kitchen this week. With him is his trusty companion – Cavoodle, John. Josh seizes the moment to get some pet advice Dr Chris. Does John really know when he’s having a bad hair day?

 

RENOVATION: DESIGN CHALLENGE – BEDROOM

This week Barry faces off against his old design nemesis, interior designer James Treble, one more time. Last season on The Living Room, James trounced Barry in a best of three design challenges. And this time Barry isn’t going down without a fight. James takes some risks with his pink and purple scheme, while Barry goes beachy with his resort room. There can only be one winner and homeowners Rod and Melinda will make the final call. Will Barry walk away with his pride in tact?

 

And let’s not forget the HOT or NOT segment: each week the team will be showcasing the latest gadgets, gizmos, products and trends from around the world.

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