Category Archives: Local and/or General

PyCon AU 2016 runs (not sprints)

PyCon AU 2016 starts next week for five days of mini-confs, the main conference and two days of sprints. With all that sitting around, we want you to pack your running gear and join us for a run each morning … Continue reading

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Melburn Roobaix 2014

This year’s Melburn Roobaix was certainly different! If you are not familiar with this Melbourne bike ride, it is a nine-year old tribute ride to the Paris Roubaix, in which riders find their way from Hawthorn velodrome to Brunswick velodrome, … Continue reading

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Fitzroy echidna

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I used to jog…

Sign in Little Bourke Street:

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The mystery of the forest cage

On one of the runs to work this week, I came across this small fenced off area in the middle of bushland. It’s odd: there is nothing obviously special inside the cage: no unusual vegetation, no animal habitat, no gold mine … Continue reading

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Espresso on Holden Street

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Seriously? Grosse Point Blank?

There is a wonderful shop-front window in Brunswick St, North Fitzroy that displays people’s contributions, slipped under the door, on various themes. The current theme, “Top five anything”, has been running for a while and now has dozens of lists:

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