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UFO playground – Clayton South

I was talking to my friend Andrew about this, and realised I never posted photos. In Clayton South (The Grange, Osborne Avenue) there's a playground with a UFO theme, to mark the day in 1966 where a large group of students at nearby schools spotted an unidentified flying object in the sky, seen landing and then taking off close to the park. A recent Herald Sun article notes the view that the

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The psychedelic playground

The City of Glen Eira has some pretty psychedelic playground equipment in some of its parks. Sometimes it's hard to figure out what you're meant to do with it. This one I don't think many people would have problems with. You get on and it spins around, alarmingly fast. Pretty easy. This thing however, reminds me of two miniature monorails, but appears to involve "surfing" the board things