Let's just skim over my long absence shall we? I admire those of you who manage to post everyday, post routinely. Such discipline! I ...

Let's just skim over my long absence shall we?
I admire those of you who manage to post everyday, post routinely. Such discipline! I guess I went away from this whole online thing for a while, lived a bit, slept a lot and got a little bit lost with things, in mostly a good way. But uni has resumed which means some structure and a whole lot of odd moments alone at night when I finally have the urge to wade through my photos and post something.

Here are photos from a mini-trip we took to Melbourne this holidays!

 Melbourne's GPO

Inside GPO, beautiful high-end storefronts, including Acne.

Oatmeal in the morning

Lunch in the afternoon

One of the many arcades

Children admiring creepy babushka dolls


Yummy stuff

Interesting potion store

Miniature furniture in miniature house

Street artist

Interesting building

Horse drawn carriage

Flowers in winter

Bourke St MYER

Bourke St teens

Church in the city

Alleyway at night

Crown Casino

Theatre lights

Swanky restaurant beyond our means


Eating more oatmeal while getting dressed

Ubiquitous handbags in Queen Victoria Markets

More Queen Victoria Markets

Lady with beautiful hair 

The Sherlock Holmes tavern

Stalking a wedding procession
Vintage Bentley- our ride around town

Inside my ride.

Looking intelligent

I've still got heaps of photos from the trip left to post so I'll keep it short.  Having last visited Melbourne when I was waist high, I had no recollection of it at all. Can I just say though, Melbourne is amazing. I can see why it's one of the most livable cities in the world!

We spent the first couple of days just exploring the city by ourselves (scored a great deal on a hotel right in the thick of it). Wandered around the alleyways, laneways, ate at cute little cafes and restaurants and did some general normal sightseeing.

And of course the slightly strange, like following a wedding procession, befriending a chauffeur (sweet car, right?), losing exorbitant amounts of money at Crown Casino at 1 in the morning, and crashing an artsy book launch and signing where we drank champagne and pretended/attempted to appreciate the obscure art books.

As for the next couple of days, I shall post about them soon!
Stay gold.

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  1. those shoppes look so awesome

  2. I was wondering where you've been, I've missed your posts and definitely looking forward to the next lot of photos from Melbourne :) I haven't been in so long!

  3. Yay you're back :) You take the best photos <3 These snaps makes me reminisce on my trip there <3 Its great to get away even if its for a lil bit. Hope you have been well !

  4. Finally u posted! I think we´ve all been wondering were you´ve been!? Having a great holiday I guess :) welcome back Annie!
    - Anni, Finland

  5. i don't know, your pictures are always so magical to me. i'm so inspired and omg the colors!
    and i would love to travel again, too. your Melbourne trip looks really cool :)

  6. I don't mind if you don't post regularly. Your photos are just all too amazing.

    No words. Just awe. <3

  7. whoa beautiful photographs! I adore the miniature house, you just want to be a miniature human so you can live in this cosy house..

  8. Everything looks lovely there. And the food so good! I'm rather jealous. :P

  9. I went to Melbourne earlier in the year, it's amazing! And I love your photos!

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  12. Hello Annie! Hope everything's well with you. I sort of miss reading your blog and looking at your photos.


  13. Wow, your photographs are all so amazing!

  14. Ha! I decided to check up on your blog, thinking "cool, I can waste some time catching up on all your posts since July or whatever" but only one post to peruse, I demand more!

    I love your photos, I'm jealous of your camera or your skills or both.

  15. WOW where is this place? It looks amazing! I want to goooo! Oh wait.. I live in melbourne.. DANG you make the city look exotic and luxurious and indie and eclectic. Reminds me of how unique Melbourne can be


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