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Taking good care of our fear

“What can I say? I’m more scared about the future now because terrorists are all over the place. I was already afraid, but now that fear has grown worse.” (A Turkish woman speaking on the news this morning, after the attempted coup in Istanbul) 257 more words

Philosophy And Culture

Walmer Street Update: Letter to Minister Wynne urging Design Review Panel

This letter to Minister Richard Wynne sent on 11 July 2016, urges that he request the Victorian Government Architect to convene a Design Review Panel to review and resolve design issues associated with the Walmer street/ bridge, affecting commuters (pedestrians and cyclists), residents and the Yarra river environs. 7 more words

Public Open Space


Queen’s Birthday Monday was a good day to leave the city limits. The diluted winter sun tried its best to warm a still, cold morning. 1,912 more words

The Sketchbook's next offering

My contribution to the Sisterhood’s travelling sketchbook is also about a journey – albeit a short one – from home to the National Gallery of Victoria along Melbourne’s superb cycling routes with glimpses of all the lovely findings on the way. 79 more words


What's happening with Walmer Street?

Residents, cyclists and pedestrians using the Walmer Street bridge, Abbotsford to access Victoria Gardens shopping centre (to the south) and Yarra Park Bend and Kew (to the north) have several reasons to be VERY worried about the proposed Salta developments on both sides of Walmer street (607-627 and 647-649).  917 more words

Public Open Space


Amazing that such calm and quiet is so easy to find in a place with so much going on all of the time…