Readings, Readings; Carlton, VIC Dec14

Readings, Readings; ...

As a child, I was always inspired by the effect of being in a library. Surrounded by books stacked metres high. Knowledge. I could spend hours, just absorbed, going from book to book. Readings, Carlton gives you that feeling. Bookshelves lined to the ceilings. Popular books, literary works,...

The Supper Club, Mel...

Spring Street, Melbourne. Bright Lights. Cars. The big city. Theatres. Musicals. Restaurants. Fine wine. You head down the street, past an unmarked door. You pause, turn back, open this door. You trudge up the flight of stairs as warm jazz hits your ears. At the top, you are in a secret...

The London Tavern Ho...

The Toff (my friend Dan the English Man) was running away from us in Melbourne in the late summer, and so he took us to a pub I had never been to. To set the scene, during daylight savings time, in Melbourne, the sun sets sometime after 8pm and before 9. It’s fairly warm, sometimes...

A Journey to Epping

On Monday morning, I received a most unexpected email. I had, as a child in New Zealand, saved up to buy a book from the Scholastic Book Club- schools received catalogues for their students which provided discounted books published by Scholastic. This book was one that had won an award and was...

Sydney!

Image by Snipergirl via Flickr Today is the first day of my travels. I flew to Sydney this morning, sleep-deprived and groggy, lugging a suitcase with only one wheel and filled with books and clothes. I left Melbourne in a mad rush, after a week of partying, drinking, friends, confusion...