Category Archives: Melbourne

Things I have been doing instead of spending this winter completely sick.

I am so happy. It’s July already and I’m not horribly ill. To explain, this is celebration-worthy because I spent the previous three winters sick. Specifically, I spent almost five full months of the middle of last year sick (with, amongst … Continue reading

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Did I rave about the kids movie theatre yet? Because someone should have invented them years ago

So, Village Southland now have two special kids movie theatres. I took the small person during opening week. And I didn’t even mind that going to the movies costs a fucking fortune these days because IT WAS AWESOME. Normally taking a … Continue reading

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My accidental visit to the former Burnley Theatre

In my hunt for some cheap-but-cheerful outdoor furniture, I found myself going to Swan Street Sales, at 365 Swan Street, Richmond. I didn’t like their replica Tolix tables at all when I got there but all was forgiven because OH MY GOD, … Continue reading

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Visit to the Johnston Collection; plus random appreciation of East Melbourne

I’ve been meaning to go check out the Johnston Collection for years. It’s a house museum that is regularly re-done to show off different parts of its collection but unfortunately, I only found out that it even existed during my … Continue reading

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I went to paperlicious and I loved it

I went to Unleash Creative‘s Paperlicious event last month and it was lovely. I wish I knew who made those moose statues, they’re pretty spectacular. My god, the food. And the pretty way it was displayed! And the washi tape cross stitch … Continue reading

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Random sick musings

I am sick again. I’m not super super sick — just some sort of cold I optimistically insist will not move into my sinuses — but it’s the sort that makes your brain all fuzzy, which is not that useful. I … Continue reading

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Quite nice food I’ve had lately (and not so lately)

Apparently this is the fifth of these I’ve done (try here, here, here and here, for previous editions). It’s quite overdue since I visited a lot of these places ages ago (and some just last week), but the whole baby thing means I just haven’t … Continue reading

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