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Gasworks Art Park, Port Melbourne

Local Authorities do get it right, sometimes! They have with Gasworks Park in South Melbourne/Albert Park.  It was once the old South Melbourne Gasworks that was decommissioned. In 1992 it became Gasworks Arts Park. This includes a theatre. The Arts in the title is significant. Art works are on show throughout the park and…

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Motorbikes at La Porchetta Carlton North

It’s in your face Motorbikes. The décor at La Porchetta in Charlton North is stunning – gob-smacking if you are seeing it for the first time. Full sized motorbikes hang from the ceiling that is already covered with motorbike posters. It’s worth a trip to Carlton North to experience it. The pizzas are at…

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Rail Bridges – Inkerman and Carlisile

This weekend Inkerman Street in East St Kilda has a change in culture. The railway bridge on the Sandringham Line that spans Inkerman Street between Windsor and Balaclava stations is being strengthened. Inkerman street has been block in both directions for vehicles and foot traffic. So to access the Inkerman Hotel, the popular café…

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Autumn at St Kilda Beach

Autumn at St Kilda Beach

There is no better place to be on a still, sunny, autumn day than St Kilda Beach. Take the light rail – tram 96.  It runs from East Brunswick through downtown Melbourne to St Kilda and past some interesting backyards.

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The Chapel Street Bazaar

They say you can buy anything at the Chapel Street Bazaar in Prahran. It is one of the first places I browsed when I came to Melbourne. Seventy individual market stalls sell collectibles and memorabilia of every kind.

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