Yeah, I know it’s just glorified street art, and I know heaps of locals are sooooo over it, but I love it. It adds colour, expression, vibrancy and an urban edgy energy to what would otherwise be drab alleys. The thing is,… Read More

‘Of course it won’t rain,’ I said. ‘Yep, you’ll be warm enough,’ I said. ‘Nor far-about 6.5 kms,’ I said. ‘You’ll love it,’ I said. ‘How hard can it be?’ I said. Hmmmm All of these statements were true in part. As… Read More

So, you’re in Melbourne and you have a day free…maybe between meetings, maybe just because… Here’s what I’d do…possibly…actually, it’s pretty close to what we did! Breakfast Regardless of what you have planned for your 24 hours, you’ll need a decent brekky…. Read More

So anyways, I’ve spent the last few days in Melbourne. It’s been marvellous. Sure we ate and shopped and walked and insta-spammed (if you follow me on instagram, you’d be cursing me right now), but more than that, this is also the… Read More

Miss 15 and I are off to Melbourne for a girls week. It’s the school holidays again. I don’t recall the school holidays coming around this quickly when I was going… Anyways, today I’m cheating on the whole Friday Five a little…. Read More

The photo above illustrates just what I love about Melbourne. It’s the State Library, 2pm on a Tuesday afternoon. The sun is out, the weather is mild, and the lawn is packed with people. Some picnicking, some reading, some listening to music,… Read More

So I’ve been in Melbourne this week. And loving it. What I’ve loved even more has been the company of Miss 14. Just priceless. We’ve spent the last 4 days walking, shopping and giggling. As great as it is to go away,… Read More

So I love my street art. There’s lots of it here in Melbourne. I even made up my own street art walking tour. My favourite remains Hosier Lane. It’s always changing. I love that. I live how Movida, the Spanish restaurant, has… Read More

It never ceases to surprise me just how late people can be boarding a plane. Sure I’ve been the “Mrs Tracey to gate 31 your plane is fully boarded and waiting to leave” once. But that was after queuing in the bag… Read More

This blog was originally posted at Jo Tracey Astrology in January 2012. I am gradually moving all travel posts over here. Into street art, or what people used to call graffiti before it became artistic and trendy? Some artists now are completely… Read More