West End Of Melbourne

We spotted this advert in Saturday’s TheAge, and noticed a few anomalies. The sales pitch invites the reader to be a part of The New York End of Town.  I have lived in Melbourne all my life and never heard of a New York end of town, but hey, we have to start somewhere. On […]

Swanston Street Gone from Google Maps

Poor ol’ Swanston Street in Melbourne has vanished off Google Maps. Swanston Street is no longer a thoroughfare for normal traffic, only being used by trams, delivery vehicles and emergency vehicles. But having said that, it is also used by pedestrians, cyclist, rubbish collection vehicles, buses (tour), so why remove it from the map? According […]