Culture, Melbourne

Stuff white Melburnians like

Love a bit of cultural satire. Via Nathan I found the article Stuff Melbourne white people like. Some funny stuff, and since I'm a bit light-on for writing my own blog content this week, here are some excerpts: The Monthly: Buying a subscription to The Monthly for the object of your affections is tantamount to expressing your undying love for them and saying that you intend to spend the r

transport

Myki touch-off on trams scrapped

Herald Sun: EXCLUSIVE: THOUSANDS of city commuters will be hit with big fare increases to pave the way for the myki smartcard. ... The decision to dump city saver fares will mean most myki tram users only have to swipe the card once - when they enter a tram. Hallelujah! Touch-off on trams was never going to work. At busy stops dozens of people could be getting on and off all at o