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SIT || In the Prahran Plaza Carpark and envision yourself in the exact same place two years from now 

Homeless people the city over rejoiced at Stonnington Council’s recent announcement that they would be turning the baron car parking space behind Prahran’s Coles into, Cato Village Park, a stunning new parkland that will: “set a new benchmark for innovative reclamation of urban open space in Australia”. Leading the design will be architectural firms, Lyons […]

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APPRECIATE || What you have

Finding beauty in Japan’s frenzied public transport system In standard Melbourne form, all of the city broke into a collective state of angst last week when CEO for Public transport Victoria, Jerome Weimar, announced sweeping changes to the service’s timetabling. While Weimar insisted that the changes only impacts would be the increase in services and consistency […]

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TRY || 
A dose of humour

Who would have thought that an ad about meat, featuring none other than the most Aussie bloke going round – the lamb-lovin’ Sam Kekovich – could hold such a subtly powerful message about cultural identity. But, low and behold, Meat & Livestock Australia have taken an incredibly sensitive issue – Australian cultural identity – and […]

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REMEMBER 
|| To look to Emoji for all matters of social-progress

Who would have thought that beneath the facade of revoltingly cute little monkey’s with their hands over their eyes, or little yellow faces blowing love heart shaped kissed from puck-formed lips, there was some decidedly social messaging going on. Yet, again and again, that little keyboard we so subconsciously switch to when our QWERTY is […]

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