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"An Argument for Alleys," or, Why Melbourne beats us on livability

Peter Berkeley links to this piece – “An Argument for Alleys” – from Michigan State University:

Alleys provide a space for open air, utilities, access to trash and even a bit of shade.

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Urban Design

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Great Ocean Road: Beautiful Sights Not to Miss

I started this blog when I was studying in Australia in 2012, but I knew next to nothing about blogging. I forgot to post on it, I wasn’t very informative or descriptive and I would post about something weeks after it happened, like when I wrote about the Great Ocean Road. 728 more words


My worst chai latte experience in Melbourne

In the Mero post, I mentioned about a not so good experience. All the cafes I’ve been to this trip have been great. There used to be a cafe called Greco which we frequent at Crown, but it was relocated and so we tried cafe Baci which was quite disappointing. 93 more words


A Guide to Brunching in Footscray

Upgrades to Footscray station, newsworthy Jam doughnuts and a prevalence of trendy cafes and gastropubs (Station Hotel!) means Footscray is steadily losing its ‘dodgy’ reputation. Who knows? 936 more words