Off to Melbourne

I have been awfully missing my home city, Melbourne of late. Oh, the pretentious music scene! How I miss thee…..  iPad friendly link What am I excited about? The pretentious music scene, old buildings that aren’t being targeted for demolition so they can build a glass-filled shopping centre or casino, the cultural vibrancy, streets where…

Hey, Robert Messenger! Meet Kermit.

One or two of Rob’s recent blogs sent me giggling to the keyboard. Rob, Meet Kermit. Kermit, Meet Rob. Kermit had been on loan to Baroness till recently, when it was at risk of being damaged during a home moving exercise. So for the time being, Kermit is hanging out at my place again. Can…

The World’s Fastest Hermes…..

Here over at Filthy HQ, I occasionally feel the need to actually go to work. Most of the time, this need seems to occur pretty consistently on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday… and surprisingly Friday. This usually occurs on a weekly basis. Work however, is at the moment an astonishing 40 kilometres by road from…

Hermes of the outback.

  Howard Steer – Saved By The Flying Doctor. I’m going to steal Rob Messenger’s thunder a bit here. While in Charleville I found an interesting Hermes Featherlight, that had formerly been in service to a rather significant Australian. Significant enough that he features on the back of the Australian Twenty Dollar note. I speak…