Summer’s Last Hurrah

The late summer weather in Melbourne has been superb this year. Warm sunny days that just make you say “Ah”. A few Saturdays back we parked the car at the western end of the Yarra River and just strolled the south bank of the river until lunch beckoned. Over a glass of wine and a plate of tapas we marvelled at just how much our city has evolved in our own lifetimes. How an industrial river flanked by factories and wharves has emerged like a butterfly to become a bright and colourful city. The factories have been replaced with office … Continue reading Summer’s Last Hurrah

Sunday Arvo in Melbourne

My home town of Melbourne has been voted the World’s Most Liveable City for six consecutive years. When we’re not wandering about the countryside with our old van Priscilla in tow we spend our Sundays exploring our own fascinating city with friends. I rarely leave the camera at home on these excursions and we often lament the fact that we probably look more like tourists than the tourists themselves, wandering about pointing at stained glass and gargoyles or craning our necks towards the tops of modern glass shards. Melbourne’s inner suburbs are best known for their shopping or dining streets. … Continue reading Sunday Arvo in Melbourne