The Carousel, is an events center with a café attached. It is on the edge of The Lake in Albert Park – such a great position. It’s a stunning experience to sit on the deck outside the cafe, sip coffee, while swans and ducks float by, joggers pant past and walkers chat as they amble [...]
Archive for July, 2009:
Weekend biking around the Eastern Bays is a Melbourne tradition. On Saturday and Sunday mornings hordes of bikers, in the very best lycra and helmets, form packs and peddle furiously along Beach Road to Marine Parade in St Kilda and then on to Port Melbourne.
Those of us who drive have to keep a keen eye [...]
A regular Saturday Book Market is held in the Atrium of Federation Square from 11am to 5pm. There are over 5,000 books displayed at a variety of stalls that command the entire floor area of the atrium.
It is a great place for a market – warm on a cold winter’s day and cool in the [...]
Winter afternoons are a great time for coffee and cake – well any afternoon but in winter I am more comfortable about indulging myself. A reward for being out and about in the chill of the afternoon.
If you are out and about in Port Melbourne and feel the need for such a reward a great [...]
If your idea of heaven is whiling away a few hours amongst retro/re-cycled/vintage clothing and collectibles, then head for Lost and Found 12 Smith Street, Collingwood.
It is said that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. The odd thing is that there is so much ‘treasure’ left around. When you walk into Lost and Found [...]