The first weekend of October means that we’ve now been in the house for a whole …. I’m sure there was a list of things that we thought we’d change and fix and do, and I’m equally sure that very few of them have been done! Today’s contributions were a visit to the shops for a new outdoor light to replace the decomposing one that finally failed a month ago, and a pile of things for the garden — mulch and potting mix and spring-time plantings of tomatoes and snow peas. This then resulted in lots of fun playing in the dirt.
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An icon needed for Melbourne?・ 1 mins
Too much talk in the newspapers over the last few weeks — yet again — about Melbourne needing an icon. Something big, we’ve got to have some enormous building sticking out like dog’s balls or we’re not a real city — or something like that…. Grow up. Much is iconic about Melbourne; the people, the bars and cafés, the trams. Tonight was an iconic Melbourne evening; meet after work for a couple of beers in the Goat brewery — hidden away on a Richmond backstreet, walk up the road for delicious pizza and staff who remember us at E-lounge, shoe-horned into a tiny table beside the fridge, then catch a rattly old drafty W-class tram back down Church street and the train home... [cont.]