The water wall of the National Gallery of Victoria blurs the outside world

The blur of a water wall

The water wall of the National Gallery of Victoria is real highlight for visiting children and adults. We’re probably not the first record the fun kids have with it, and we won’t be the last, but I’m sure that’s exactly what the work’s creator would have wanted.

St Kilda Library: designed by iconic architect Enrico Taglietti. His buildings feature geometric shapes, angular walls, deep overhangs and large, connecting internal spaces that create the freedom for people to interact.

St Kilda Library

St Kilda Library: designed by iconic architect Enrico Taglietti. His buildings feature geometric shapes, angular walls, deep overhangs and large, connecting internal spaces that create the freedom for people to interact.

Visiting ants, gone but not forgotten

Ants? Who wants ants?

Who wants ants like this? Not us, I say. We prefer an ant-free kitchen. Sadly, no amount of vinegar, friendly redirection or anything worked. To get our ant-free kitchen we had to stoop to ant bait made of 1 cup of sugar, 1 tablespoon of borax, and ½ cup of water, all boiled in a…

Wordless Wednesday: Old Melbourne Gaol

If you’re ever in Melbourne, take the time to visit the Old Melbourne Gaol. The heritage-listed gaol offers a fantastic educational talk that’s enjoyed by children, über-cool teenagers, parents, and unaccompanied adults. It’s really very, very good and well worth half a day. And did you know Ned Kelly was executed there in 1880?