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The Street Art of Fitzroy

One of my favourite things to do in Melbourne is wander the back streets of Fitzroy (coffee in hand) and marvel at all the amazing street art. Following on from my most popular blog post of all time The Street Art of Montreal, I bring you The Street Art of Fitzroy – a collection of my most-loved images from the past year.

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2013 in Pictures: May

After living the dream of two summers in row, I was a little worried about how I was going to cope with May: the month when it officially Gets Cold.

But I’ve gotta say, I’ve been pleasantly surprised. After four years in Canada, where I basically spent three months of the year hibernating, I forgot how mild the weather is in Australia. (Not that most Melbournians would agree. This week I overheard someone say, “13 degrees out there – freezing!”)

I actually think that Melbourne in May strikes a perfect balance: it’s warm enough that you can still get out and enjoy the best of autumn (leaves changing colour, walks in the brisk air, not dying of heat exhaustion five minutes into a jog etc) but cold enough that you can rightly justify a night in snuggled up with hot tea, red wine, a grilled cheese sandwich and a stack of DVDs. As you’ll see from the pictures, I did my fair share of both this month.

Whether you love autumn or you hate it, I hope you enjoy this month’s photo collection.

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