Restaurant review: Olive at Mawson

By Kirsten Lawson
Updated April 23 2018 - 8:28pm, first published September 12 2014 - 11:22am

My accountant is a nice guy and keeps things fast, simple and conservative, which is why we keep returning, despite the location where he does his thing, which was almost enough first time to turn and run. It's not that there's anything wrong with the Southlands shopping centre in itself. It's pretty much like any other oddly barren, supermarket-centred, surprisingly located and architecturally bereft Canberra shopping centre. It's more the sheer distance from the northside where we live, which adds a tyranny of distance to the tyranny of sorting files and receipts and obscure semi-legible and utterly incomprehensible notes-to-self at tax time.

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