Hashing out my stories

Memories of Melbourne

Box Hill Hospital in the outer suburbs of Melbourne, where my father was born, I was born and my son was also born!

Box Hill Hospital in the outer suburbs of Melbourne, where my father was born, I was born and my son was also born!

Me as a baby - hand blurred!

Me as a baby – hand blurred!

The Royal Melbourne Show - I loved getting show bags full of lollies and toys

The Royal Melbourne Show – I loved getting show bags full of lollies and toys.

 

Fending off the Paparazzi

Fending off the Paparazzi

 

Miniature Tudor Village at the Fitzroy Gardens

Miniature Tudor Village at the Fitzroy Gardens. When I was little I expected that little people lived there and would come out at night when no-one was looking.

Butter wouldn't melt in my mouth!

Butter wouldn’t melt in my mouth!

Royal Botanic Gardens

Royal Botanic Gardens – has always been a magical place.

State Library of Victoria

State Library of Victoria

State Library Reading Room

State Library Reading Room – spent a lot of time there

Flinders Street Train Station - photo Ian Cochrane

Flinders Street Train Station – photo Ian Cochrane (I’d like a dollar for every time I came through that station!)

Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market – the best produce, meat, bric a brac, clothes and wonderful food! Oh the cheeses!

Queen Victoria Market - how I miss the delicatessens!

Queen Victoria Market – how I miss the delicatessens!

Gopals Vegetarian Restaurant - run by the Hare Krishnas. Wonderful vegetarian lasagna

Gopals Vegetarian Restaurant – run by the Hare Krishnas. Wonderful vegetarian lasagna – photo by Chloworm

China town - photo by Poh Wei

China town, I can smell all those glorious restaurants! – photo by Poh Wei

The Magpies - best team!

The Magpies – best team!

 

The Hopetoun Tearoom - wonderful place for morning or afternoon tea.  - Photo by Miss Potato Princess

The Hopetoun Tearoom – wonderful place for morning or afternoon tea. – Photo by Miss Potato Princess

 

One of the hidden laneways in Melbourne

One of the hidden laneways in Melbourne. It’s easy to get lost

 

Smoke Dreams - great jewelry, band t-shirts, stickers, pop culture etc - Photo by Jessica K

Smoke Dreams – great jewelry, band t-shirts, stickers, pop culture etc – Photo by Jessica K

 

Brunswick Street - great cafes, restaurants. Very bohemian!

Brunswick Street – great cafes, restaurants. Very bohemian!

 

Outre Gallery - wonderful.  - Photo by Mark H

Outre Gallery – wonderful. – Photo by Mark H

 

Minotaur - wonderful shop selling comics, movies, toys and memorabilia on pop culture.

Minotaur – wonderful shop selling comics, movies, toys and memorabilia on pop culture.

 

Theosophical Society Bookshop

Theosophical Society Bookshop

 

The Palace - was burnt down in 2007. I saw many bands there including Danzig and Henry Rollins.

The Palace – was burnt down in 2007. I saw many bands there including Danzig and Henry Rollins. – Photo by Stevage

 

Danzig 2006 ticket

Danzig 2006 ticket

 

Festival Hall - I saw so many bands here, including Pantera, Marilyn Manson, Slayer, Machine Head. Some call it a toilet!

Festival Hall – I saw so many bands here, including Pantera, Marilyn Manson, Slayer, Machine Head. Some call it a toilet!

 

Machine Head 2007 ticket

Machine Head 2007 ticket

 

Prince of Wales Hotel - I saw Morphine here, as well as Celtic Frost.

Prince of Wales Hotel – I saw Morphine here (R.I.P. Mark Sandman), as well as Celtic Frost.

 

Celtic Frost 2007 ticket

Celtic Frost 2007 ticket

 

Sidney Myer Music Bowl - saw many bands and events - the best, of course, was Tool! - Photo by White Hat

Sidney Myer Music Bowl – saw many bands and events – the best, of course, was Tool! – Photo by White Hat

 

Tool 2007 ticket

Tool 2007 ticket

 

Nicholas Building - where Vali Myers had her studio

Nicholas Building – where Vali Myers had her studio

 

Young and Jacksons Hotel - where I drank with Vali

Young and Jacksons Hotel – where I drank with Vali

 

Vali Myers R.I.P.

Vali Myers R.I.P.

 

Back of postcard

Back of postcard

 

 

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