A brilliant sunset was followed by a beautiful twilight last night. This location is not readily accessible at the moment, but offers the best water fronted view of the Melbourne skyline, perhaps with the exception of a long lens shot from Williamstown. There are plans in place to open up this area to the public […]
Elizabeth Street used to be my thoroughfare of choice by bike through the city. It never had particularly good bike lanes, and it could get a bit hairy in peak hour, but it is by far the flattest route through the city, has a great exit out to the north, and, outside of peak hour, offered […]
Well, Melbourne’s Big White Elephant is finally up and running. And at twilight, I have to admit that the Melbourne Star looks ok. The lights along the struts and main ring have some cool effects and bring a bit of colour to the area. I’ve heard mixed reports about the viewing experience – a lot of […]
It’s been a while since I was able to access this favourite vantage point of the Melbourne’s skyline. It’s still a bit dodgy to walk on and there a couple of fences to sneak through, but once you’re there it is one of the best views of Melbourne city, with docklands in the foreground. The […]
Gillie and Marc have created 3 bronze rhinos as part of an installation at Federation Square. This article in The Economist looks at the rise of Rhino-Poaching which is currently reaching crisis levels. It came as a shock to me that this sort of thing is not only still happening, but getting worse, despite the […]
Some great tunes, smiling people and positive atmosphere at Melbourne’s first African Festival at Federation Square last weekend.