Monday, 30 November 2009

Sunday, 29 November 2009

Covered


Shoppers passing through the third floor walkway between Myer and Melbourne Central

Saturday, 28 November 2009

Bonus photo Saturday



Hosier Lane in the city, one of Melbourne's graffiti hotspots (PS the bridesmaids' dresses were about the same colour as the wheelie bin lids on the right!)



City bound, Windsor Station

Friday, 27 November 2009

Waiting


Flinders Street tram stop in the evening sun

Thursday, 26 November 2009

Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Royal Arcade



Christmas decorations in the Royal Arcade

Tuesday, 24 November 2009

Buoys


Not sure what the story is with these traffic-light-coloured buoys in the Yarra Turning Basin area (the site of Melbourne's first port), near the Aquarium

Monday, 23 November 2009

Lake



I haven't seen the water level in the Botanic Gardens Ornamental Lake this high in ages thanks to the weekend rain. Not that it's that high still. Damn drought. Apparently plans are afoot to replenish the lake with reclaimed water.

Sunday, 22 November 2009

Debris


Was it windy somewhere upstream last night? Waterways workers busy removing half a tree from the river this afternoon.

Saturday, 21 November 2009

Coat of arms



The base of one of the lamps on Prince's Bridge. They all bear the City of Melbourne coat of arms with the motto which translates as 'We gather strength as we go'.

Friday, 20 November 2009

Disco Christmas



Christmas decorations at QV

Thursday, 19 November 2009

Chrome



Motorbike, near Prince's Bridge

Wednesday, 18 November 2009

Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Old Cyclorama


I really like this building in Little Collins Street, near the corner of Russell Street. It's now apartments and shops, but in the 1890s it was home to a form of public entertainment called a Clyclorama.

Monday, 16 November 2009

Vista


Looking to the city and the new sports stadium from Hoddle Bridge yesterday (I haven't left my flat today). It's depressing how quickly the banks of the river are fading from lush green to yellow/brown.

Sunday, 15 November 2009

Canopy


This is one of my favourite trees, a huge Golden Elm on the corner of Punt Rd and Alexandra Avenue. It was mentioned in a story in The Age last year on Melbourne's significant trees.

Saturday, 14 November 2009

Beach


I had lunch with a friend at a restaurant on the St Kilda foreshore today. The sea breeze was beautiful.
(Yup, I've had a little make-over so that my photos are larger)

Friday, 13 November 2009

Warm and fuzzy

Beside the river, under the freeway

Thursday, 12 November 2009

Smoggy

The view of the city from an MCG footbridge this evening

Wednesday, 11 November 2009

Red

Flanders poppies...the symbol of Remembrance Day, growing in the grounds of the Shrine of Remembrance


Park Street, South Yarra again. If I ever own my own home, I want a red door like this one.

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Monday, 9 November 2009

Evening shade

Long shadows in the Botanic Gardens on my way home in the heat tonight

Saturday, 7 November 2009

The Gangsters' Ball

Fantasia

Another burlesque performer
Headline act Meow Meow

The gambling den and The Forum Theatre's beautiful blue ceiling

Friday, 6 November 2009

Mossy bluestone + birdies


As I was walking home beside the river tonight...

Thursday, 5 November 2009

It's beginning to look....


...a lot like Christmas. The decorations went up in the city last weekend, these ones in the Bourke Street Mall (today you get a bonus bumblebee tram).

Wednesday, 4 November 2009

Golden Elm

Rockley Gardens, Toorak (with bonus headless man and bodyless dog, between trunk and park bench)

Tuesday, 3 November 2009

South Wharf

(er...just realised I posted this to the wrong blog yesterday!)

Monday, 2 November 2009

Sunday, 1 November 2009

Decrepit


I love this old house on Cifton Street in Richmond. I think someone does live there.
 
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