Christmas in Australia is obviously during the southern hemisphere’s summer and the hottest part of the year, but these days you can increasingly celebrate Christmas in July during Australian midwinter. A somewhat different way of celebrating Christmas in Melbourne is
The Chinese New Year parade takes place today in our Melbourne neighbourhood which is Chinatown. Chinese lunar New Year’s Day was yesterday so now it’s the Year of the Rooster. Let’s check out what’s happening. After all, the Chinese New Year festivities are held outside our
There is the well-known Royal Botanical Garden in the middle of Melbourne. Then there is also an offshoot of the Royal Botanical Garden some distance away from the city. It’s exact name is “Australian Garden” and it is part of Royal Botanical Gardens,
I took a walk to Heide Museum of Modern Art last week. Partly because I wanted to walk a bit and partly because I have never been there before. This is how my day panned out. Around 20km of walking in total.
About Swedish Church / Swedish Consulate in Melbourne The Swedish Consulate in Melbourne forms part of the Swedish Church, inside Toorak House. Not the other way around as you may think. You find them both on 21 St Georges Road in the
Melbourne’s first skyscraper is the beautiful Manchester Unity building. You will find it in the corner of Swanston and Collins Street right in the centre of town. Built in 1932 over only 8 months and consisting of 12 floors plus the corner tower that
The Tan Track, or The Tan for short, is an off-road 3,827km long recreational circular trail in central Melbourne. Inside The Tan are Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens and the State of Victoria’s Government House. And Sydney Myer Music Bowl for outdoor concerts and the King’s
Good Mrs and I went to jail last Saturday, to Pentridge Prison in Coburg north of Melbourne. The prison had a community open day, a family day, a far cry from how it would have looked while still a… brutal prison.
It is Friday the 13th today and it is return to cycling for me. Is such a day a good day to jump onto the bike again? For the first time after my broken ulna accident and after more than a
It has taken me just over a year to get to this point. Today was my final appointment at the hospital in relation to my broken ulna. Broken right across in an bicycle accident 30 April 2015. My final check up. It