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Merry Christmas from Oz.

Just took an impromptu walking tour of Ivanhoe, an area of Melbourne where the folks get real merry about Christmas decor, American-style. Well, kind of; it’s a good effort. The blue-ribbon light show, in my opinion: Aussie class… Snowmen? Reindeer? How about a Santa-hat wearing kangaroo? Pretending it’s winter (though, it’s a freak summer and […]

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Vote for Jerusalem as property on the Global Monopoly board.

Check this out from the makers of Monopoly: Have your say in the world’s first global Monopoly! I’m creating the world’s first global Monopoly so I want to know what your favourite cities are! I’ve pre-selected 68 great cities for you to choose from but you can nominate any other city you want – these […]

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Nightlife for the good life.

Just got back from a tour of Melbournian weekend nightlife. My Aussie companions were pleased to see that I, the unhumble New Yorker, was quite impressed. In fact, I’d daresay it was full of the stuff I love about New York – and cities in general – and lacking the stuff I despise. – Great […]