Category Archives: Victoria

Alice Springs, NT. Wandering with Imagination not Images.

Chaos Reigns Supreme Sack the navigator! What! I was doing my best but it didn’t matter where we were heading I didn’t know which way was up, north, right but mostly wrong, even with a simple map. Ooops, we just … Continue reading

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Melbourne, Vic. Going with the flow along the Yarra.

Life’s Good! The Yarra River is the lifeblood of Melbourne. Rivers recharge us bring vitality to a city or town.  Stayed at the Crown Promenade which has an excellent swimming pool with views along the river to the city. A … Continue reading

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Acland St,St Kilda, Vic. A wall of cakes.**2stars

Disappointment in Paradise. After hearing so many superlatives about the cakes in Acland St, I was prepared to be overwhelmed. I wasn’t but at least I’d got on the right tram this time. As you can see the windows were … Continue reading

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Melbourne, Victoria. Views of Vienna at the NGV. Scones***3stars

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A Matter of Taste.      Art is a matter of taste. A smorgasbord of likes and dislikes with a dazzling array of choices. Few of us have the space for these larger than life portraits by Gustav Klimt but they … Continue reading

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Melbourne, Vic. Next time.Discounts.

Next time I come to Melbourne I MUST: Have High Tea at the Hopetoun Tea Rooms. Find the cakeshop in Acland St, St Kilda. Probably Monarch cakes. Try the syphon coffee at Proud Mary’s at Collingwood. FIND SOME SPECIALS for … Continue reading

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Melbourne, Vic. Hopetoun Tea Rooms Revisited. Scrumptious. ****4stars

What: Hopetoun Tea Rooms                 Rating Today: *** 4 stars for meal & dessert. Where: Block Arcade 282 Collins St, Melbourne  Ph: 03 9650 27777 When: Mon-Sat 8am-5pm.  Sun 9am-5pm. Web: reading

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Melbourne, Vic. Australasian Quilt Convention 2011.

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How Amazing is this Quilt? After a hearty breakfast at The European  we were off to the Australasian Quilt Convention nearby, in Carlton Gardens. Plenty of calories were burnt up as we walked around. As you can see I liked the … Continue reading

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