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  1. Final Day of Tennis

    Final Day of Tennis It’s always exciting when the finals begin but there’s also a tinge of sadness that it’s almost over. The morning brings a leisurely breakfast, we’ve managed to visit different cafes around the...
  2. On Ya Bike

    Saturday dawns a glorious morning and with the Women’s Singles Final not till 7.30pm, Ed and I decide to hire some bikes and explore Melbourne on wheels. We head down to Southgate near Federation Square and...
  3. The Big Match Up

    While everyone’s waiting for the ‘big match up’ we enjoy the Mixed Doubles Semi and Women’s Doubles Final, the Italian duo powering through from behind in the last set to take the trophy. Everyone is picking...
  4. Time for Tennis

    We’ve purchased tickets through Calder and Lawson House of Travel for the last four days of the Aussie Tennis Open. Sure we could have booked them online but for the second time we’ve done it through...
  5. Out and About

    As enticing as the shops are, we’ve hired a car and are heading to the Dandenong Ranges. Once through the suburbs we enter the eucalyptus forest, towering above us long straight trunks soar to the sky,...
  6. Melbourne – Retail Therapy Paradise

    There’s nothing better than coming back from holidaying overseas with something different to the standard chain store purchase. Melbourne doesn’t disappoint, in fact it’s retail heaven. Clothes, home ware and, for the sanity of my husband,...