Tag: melbourne

Lazy Day in Melbourne

Do you remember “Eric The Eel?” If not, Eric Moussambani Malonga, who was from Equatorial Guinea, was a wildcard entrant at the Sydney Olympics. He...

Melbourne Needs Hills

“Ding Ding”. I smiled when I heard the familiar sound of a tram. After a long absence, light rail (trams) will soon return more prominently...

Movies, Food, Friends and Travel

I’m normally asleep before take-off. Within seconds of switching off my mobile phone, my head can normally be found bobbing from side to side, probably...

Visiting Melbourne

A decade ago, or maybe more, I went into the “wrong toilet” at an Irish bar in Darwin. “Mna, that sounds like men, and fir,...

Day in Melbourne

It was one of those days. My alarm went off at 4.00am, but I stayed in bed until 4.30am. Being so close to the airport,...

Melbourne Day

“I feel like some ice-cream or some gelato”, I said to my friend Sue, so she suggested Brunetti’s at Carlton as one of those quintessential...

Life is as good as Dancing Queen

“You have the best life” was the Twitter reply I received from @swedense I’d just written a note to say thankyou for all of his/her...

Death in Melbourne

For a while I thought I was actually going to die. For a while I thought my time was up and someone would need to...

ABBAWORLD Opening in Melbourne

The last time I attended an ABBA-related event in Melbourne it was the Australian premiere of “Mamma Mia.” It was a star studded event which...