The Kaffir Lime tree story

One day some garden volunteers came across a beautiful tree It was large and leafy and made them smile with glee! They looked closely and discovered it was a Kaffir Lime There was excitement of preparing a yummy curry at dinner time. More poignant of course was who was the owner of this beautiful tree? […]

I’ve got the Docklands Fever!

It’s a cold Monday morning in Melbourne. The train pulls in to Southern Cross Station. I know I’m home. The stairs are steep but I feel great. To the right, on Harbour Esplanade Channel 7, I’m sure, are negotiating the Australian Open and many other iconic Melbourne sporting events. Next door at the AFL House, […]

Docklands love affair

Ah the giddy feeling of falling in love. The butterflies in your stomach, the euphoria of knowing that life is good and getting better every day. I’m in love with the Docklands like Carrie Bradshaw fell in love with New York. It matters not whether the rains fall, the winds howl or the sun glistens […]

Balloons in the morning

I like to check where the balloons are in the mornings. Depending on which way the wind is blowing, they either drift from left to right or right to left. I guess this is a shared experience with other Melburnians.  But sometimes in Docklands it feels like they are going to drop in for breakfast! […]

Rakaia Way

Living above the thriving Rakaia Way, we often catch the wafting smells of Cambodian food coming upwards from Bopha Devi. Bopha Devi is a superb eatery and one of Docklands’ hidden secrets, being in a small laneway just off the waterfront at NewQuay.