Tag Archives: Melbourne City Council

Street art or vandalism?

Street art, once considered a blight on the urban landscape, is now a major tourist drawcard in many cities. Despite this significant shift in attitude, some still believe that street art equals vandalism. Regular followers of This Melbourne Life or my Instagram feed will know that I love all street art, but understand not everyone shares my appreciation […]


Marvellous Melbourne

A few weeks ago I read an article in The Age titled “Inside story of how Melbourne became marvellous all over again” http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/inside-story-of-how-melbourne-became-marvellous-all-over-again-20141031-11d7f9.html The article talked about the Melbourne CBD’s astonishing renaissance over the past twenty years and used some pretty convincing data as evidence – an increase in residents from 2,100 to 116,431; of […]