CBD Local

City folk return to the arcades

By Rhonda Dredge The grace of the CBD is undeniably in its arcades but these grand urban spaces from the days of polite society are usually too full of tourists to be that attractive to local city folk.  Collins St residents Robyn and Phillip have been loyally passing through the arcades during the lockdown. “We

Pets Corner

Bertie the “buffoon”

By Katie Johnson Eight-year-old Bertie is “chubby, gorgeous and a mummy’s boy” according to his owner Helen.  Named after the P.G. Wodehouse character Bertie Wooster, the rambunctious French bulldog lives up to his literary reputation of being a lovable goofball.    “The character is a bit of a buffoon, so I thought the name was

Street Art

The stains of time

By Adrian Doyle – Blender Studios Whether it’s the sound of the trams rattling down the road or the endless rows of amazing and fascinating restaurants that both delight and challenge the taste buds, there are many things that make Melbourne great.  The way multiculturalism makes the city even greater and how Melbournians run to

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