CBD Local

One of the mob

By Rhonda Dredge The buildings are grander and more institutional if you approach the CBD from the north. Even the houses on the northern fringe have arched verandas.  These classical forms speak clearly of an early Melbourne that took itself seriously. Old Melbourne Gaol on Russell St was the place you ended up if you

Pets Corner

Italian for kisses

On a cold winter’s morning, CBD resident Roger Hersey is taking his two dogs Baci and Enzo on a walk through Flagstaff Gardens. Baci is Italian for “kisses”, he is the eldest of the two at 15 years, his younger brother Enzo is 13.  The two brothers are similar in size and share a similar

Street Art

On the nose

The other day I was walking down Bourke St and I was busting to go to the toilet and all I could find was one of those self-washable silver toilet blocks.  I had to wait out the front whilst someone was finishing up. When I finally got my turn, I went in and shut the

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