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Melbournalia – Melbourne souveniers, showcasing local art and craft work

Visiting Melbourne or just browsing the CBD. How about finding a piece of Melbourne to take home, or a piece of Melbourne for a present or something essentially Melbourne to have in your own home, to remind you of what an interesting and creative place Melbourne is – not that you probably need reminding…

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French and Co in Carlton North

Recently I have been indulging in French food, La  Parisienne Pates  and Noir you can flick back to them to catch up.   This has been a very very satisfying and pleasurable trip and it has given me a new  type of entertainment.  I can keep indulging by inviting friends over for wine and…

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St. Kilda News – The Local Newspaper for a Global Village.

This is a monthly free paper.  It is not delivered.  You need to pick one up from local outlets.  I got mine from the Grumpy Swimmers Bookshop in Elwood. Another good place is Safeway in Balaclava. The editor describes this as an Open Newspaper.  This means that anyone can write for it and summit…

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Secret Melbourne – under the Tourist Radar – Middle Park Post Code 3206

Middle Park – preserved Old Melbourne Tourists to Melbourne often see this city as the CBD and Lygon Street in Carlton.  That was the way I saw Melbourne when I first visited here. I came a couple of times a year re-newed my friendships with these spots and of course the cake shops in…

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St Kilda Night Market Thursday 10th March 2011 -O’Donnell Gardens

St Kilda Night Market up-date. This popular market was put on hold at the end of last year because of  problems with the organizers’  negotiations with the Port Phillip City Council.  Things have changed and I found on my return to Melbourne from holiday that this wonderful market was again operating.   If you don’t…

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