Friends and loved ones

100th birthday

Adrian and Peter turned 100 today. To be precise, their birthdays are both today. Adrian (my sister's husband) turned 38, and Peter (my step-father) turned 62. To celebrate the occasion, they're having a joint birthday party on Saturday. So, happy 100th birthday, Adrian and Peter! (I do have a great aunt who turned 100 last year -- on her own, that is.)

Melbourne, transport

Where are the green men?

A number of traffic lights used for crossing the "little" streets in central Melbourne don't have green/red men. Some do, however, particularly along Swanston Street where there are heavy pedestrian flows and -- I suspect -- more people likely to be just following everyone else like sheep, and not looking for cars before they cross the road. I had been assuming that if there was no g