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The sealed capsule in Women’s Pioneer Garden, Royal Domain Gardens

The nice thing about doing this blog is that I keep learning more interesting information about Melbourne from the comments people leave on my posts.  I have written about this beautiful and tranquil garden before in the The Pioneer Women’s Memorial Garden Post. Julie has left a comment asking about the  capsule that is underneath…

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Shakahari – fine vegetarian dining in Carlton.

My first visit to Shakarhari, the vegetarian restaurant at 201/203 Faraday Street  in Carlton, was a few years ago. I was with a vegetarian  friend who was visiting  from overseas and I  wanted to give her a experience of fine dining –something more than the  average vegetarian fare which often seems to include beans…

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Trash, Treasure or vintage? It is hard to decide in Womango, 47 Chapel Street, Windsor/Prahran.

The Windsor end of Chapel Street is know as the funky end of Chapel Street, Prahran  To me it is the fun end.  I often pass Womango and I can never resist the window.  It’s a ‘stop and stare and stare some more  and chat to your friend’ sort of window.   It’s a collectors…

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Peace and relaxation in the Tropical Glasshouse, Melbourne’s Botanical Gardens, St Kilda Road,

Your’re in Melbourne’s CBD and you want time out – peace, time away from crowds and the concrete jungle and some tranquility?   How about the Botanical Gardens and in particular the Tropical House? The Melbourne Botanical Gardens are at the edge of the CBD – walking distance if you are feeling energetic or a…

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