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flower-display at Batchin Balaclava

Batch in Balaclava for breakfast. I have renewed my friendship with this St Kilda East icon.

  Batch is still here. I first wrote about Batch on this blog in 2010.  It is wonderful to find that some places don’t turn over.  The media is full of reviews of a new place opening their doors.  So they should be we need to know what is happening out there. For example…

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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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Flowers on  the Agaves at 388 High Street

Walking in Prahran East

Walk!!!! It is what we should all be doing. So says a friend who is a health professional. “What you need to do to stay fit is walk.” She says this with great firmness   “Get out there and walk.” I began my fitness walk last Sunday. I headed from tram stop 36 on Dandenong …

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