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NGV Festival of Photography

It is so easy to take a photo and so easy for us to make our photos look like those of the professional that I wonder what I am going to find in a photography exhibition. The NGV is running a festival of Photography so you can check out how your photos rank. When…

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On-high

Melbourne’s Cat Cafe

Need a cat fix? Go to the Cat Cafe at 30 Guildford Lane in the CBD This is the place for cat people.  I miss my old cat and haven’t replaced her yet and I went to get my fix with a friend who loves cats and like me doesn’t have one at the…

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Laneway learning

Laneway Learning, Melbourne

Have you heard of Laneway learning?  It’s what I’m talking about at the moment . I have been getting updates on their courses for a while now but I have only just attended one – ‘Write Your Own Short Stories’.  That’s something I’m trying to do along with writing a book that I mentioned…

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Melbourneplaces – Life in Melbourne- returns after a year’s sabbatical with an interesting up-date on Russell House.

Melbourne Places is rolling on again after a sabbatical.  I love that word, sabbatical.  It conjures up so much that is mysterious.  What happens during a sabbatical?  What do people do? Where do they go? I spent my twelve month’s sabbatical from my blog hanging out in Melbourne. For some of that time I…

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Hand-Embroidery

National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) Free exhibitions.

One of the current free exhibitions at the NGV is called ” Exquisite Threads – English Embroidery 1600s to 1900s.” These days we aren’t used to seeing embroidery that is done by friends and family and most of us don’t do it ourselves.  As I walked in I tried to remember any of my…

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