Driving through Melbourne at sunset Lovely water features at the departures area of Canberra airport Guitar picks from the Guitar Wolf gig. The one on the left is Seji’s (Guitar Wolf). The one on the right is Ugi’s (Bass Wolf). I was very disappointed to see that she didn’t have a matching umbrella to go with the dress and handbag combination. Dumb ways to die. What a great campaign. There’s an online game that goes along with it. My train is leaving in 10 minutes, 17 minutes after it left. I need to work out how to make time do this whenever I need it. That would be handy. Merry Christmas everyone Buddha paste up in laneway in South Yarra Mural in Mascot near the airport Big fire in an electrical store. It was still smoking when we went past. Steam train from Southern Cross, Melbourne to Geelong Not often you see them digging a hole inside a building Lunch on Chapel st, South Yarra In the lane beside The Forum in Melbourne. It’s well known for its great artwork. No. 52. What a difference a year makes. Big cat in the smoking area at the Empress Hotel, Fitzroy Sunset on a crane over Prahran The golden buddha at a temple outside Melbourne. Seen from the train. Plane taking off into the sunset at Sydney airport Interesting paste ups Little dog in a shop window How to clean a fire truck Yellow chairs at Lilydale Bowling Club. I have a feeling that they aren’t actually retro, just been there for a while. Iris flowers in the garden Scary sun in Sydney during the bushfires in October. This was taken in early afternoon, before sunset. The refurbished Prahan Hotel Outside the Station Hotel in Greville Street, Prahran You can’t see me Amanda Palmer backyard BBQ in Coburg, September 2013 The demise of the Station Hotel. Spectacular sunset in Greville Street Ever get the feeling you’re being watched? My camera bag Toilet graveyard in a pine forest From San Francisco to Sydney, via LA Facebook’s headquarters in San Fransisco Views around Santa Cruz and Napa Valley. The statue is called “The Crusher” – at the start of the Napa Valley. It’s huge. A truck with its babies Domaine Carneros in Napa Valley. Excellent champagne. Carmel, in Monterey. The most amazing collection of vintage and luxury cars that I’ve ever seen. A very beautiful neighbourhood. Surfin’ Bird mural in Santa Cruz Very shiny truck Eagles and sights along the highway outside Santa Barbara This farmer seems to be very pleased with his cabbages Murals in Santa Barbara Around Malibu. Very pretty, but so polluted that you couldn’t see the sun. Big truck The Purple Orchid tiki bar. Smallest stage I’ve ever seen, but excellent venue and fantastic staff. Sights around Hollywood The Queen Mary Spike’s Bar in LA Surf City, Huntington Beach Big snake on Huntington Beach The Pike Bar in Long Beach, California. Don’s Turf Motel in SoCal. Fantastic place – cheap, very clean and lovely owners. Great little car on Santa Monica Boulevard The Redwood bar in LA. Good food. Low hanging cloud Good advice Multi coloured trucks We didn’t see any planes We decided not to eat here Just outside LA Very tall windmill Barns in the countryside outside LA Forbidden Island Tiki Bar Interesting sights around Haight Ashbury This drink is called a zombie. So much rum. I took the mug home and it now has a plant in it. Burning man supplies in a hardware store in Haight Ashbury Interesting stuff in old shops in Oakland Cool houses in San Francisco My first real American dive bar, in San Francisco. Unfortunately it’s torn down now. Gorgeous little hummingbirds. So fast. Car dealership in San Fransisco. American flags everywhere. In transit and arrival. Note the blues brothers style police car on the runway. San Francisco Bay Cool tunnel on the way to the Golden Gate Bridge On and around the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Getting ready to play at KFJC radio station in San Francisco KFJC radio station in San Fransisco. A great collection of music. Great shirts Baby raccoons in a tree. Very cute and squeaky. Tail cam on the plane Rainbow sunset from the plane. I haven’t seen this before. Lovely. Stormy day in Richmond The Corner Hotel in Richmond. One of Melbourne’s best venues. Van being towed Little jumping spider in my kitchen Richmond railway station in Melbourne The wattle has started coming out Beautiful day in Tassie in Winter Gorgeous rainbow after a storm in Greville Street, Prahran. At the tip shop in Hobart. Lots of fun things to find, even in the rain. Ad for Dracula’s Restaurant on the train. Looks great. Pipe artwork at the tip shop in Hobart Interior of the Windsor Castle in Melbourne. The plastic kettle kinda spoils the whole olde worlde look. Sunset from a traffic jam Wicked photocall on the step of the Treasury building in Melbourne. They arrived by tram. It was fun. The view from Mona Monsters and dinosaurs going RAWR! at the market Part of the Red Queen exhibition at Mona Lead books at Mona Iron lace truck at Mona Buddha at Mona in Tasmania made of the ashes of burnt incense. It’s almost a story high. It’s lovely. Sunday evening sunset in Richmond Collections of things at the market in Hobart Grafitti duck in Richmond Cool old guy walking down the street Dogs and seagulls at the beach The peacock feathers never stood a chance Elephant on marble Sprinter train in the country Under Flinders Street Station Yin Yang cats in front of the fire Weird cloud outside this morning Old TAA poster in Mount Macedon pub New Years Eve a few years ago. Backstage at Amanda Palmers Trash Masquarade. Canberra arboretum with Black Mountain Tower in the background St Kilda pier Grating outside a cafe Great idea for an old wheel barrow Bit of a fire. Hope everyone got out OK. Old food truck Old water tower on the train tracks You should always wear your kilt when you tour a garden Inside the Polish White Eagle Club in Canberra Wall of grafitti Chinese lantern in the secret garden The Melbourne building in Canberra Native grass End of an era. Poster for the Tin Star’s final gig. Foggy morning Canberra Airport. This was right next to where my plane landed. Fern and creek Elephant on a road trip Cards on display Weird stormy morning this morning The George Cinema in St Kilda. A little the worse for wear. Cocky waiting to be fed Bike lockers in Tardis blue BYO happiness. I wonder who Stuart is? Children’s playground at the Canberra Arboretum Beautiful cherry blossoms this year Beautiful sunset Yellow pokers in the garden More snail sculptures from Canberra. Now they even have a wall. Rainbow girl Mummified dogs in the Canberra mall. They look great at night. Batman at the back of a comic book store Fungus in the leaves Pink camelia Lovely afternoon in Mount Macedon Magpie Beautiful day at St Kilda Beach The bridge at the Australian Emergency Management Institute Afternoon light through the oak leaves Chinese pagoda in the gardens at the Australian Emergency Management Institute The domes at St Kilda Sea Baths The sky through ghost gums. What a beautiful day. The Mirka Mora mosaic at St Kilda Beach. It’s wonderful. Worst frost I’ve seen in ages. Poor broccoli. Reeds at a little lake in the country Steam train in Macedon A piece of Skylab in the garden at the Australian Emergency Management Institute in Mount Macedon The best record shop around, Greville Records Street Art Bike rider Poor tree The captain in the garbage A little head… Number 2 Obey the rabbit with a cleaver Coop devil graffitti on the door of the old Route 66 store Monkeys and zombies On the wall of the old Station Hotel in Prahran Another paste up. I like the way they evolve over time. I think it adds to the art. Bonsai are beautiful even in winter Colourful cauliflowers. I’ve never seen these before, I wonder if they taste as good as they look? Rainy night Amanda Palmer about a year ago after dinner in a Melbourne pub Dragon man Old BMW clock Paste up Watergrill Buddha paste up Guitars for sale Autoluminescent. Rowland S Howard paste up in a side street. Elephant isn’t an alcoholic. She doesn’t know why the brandy bottle is empty. Vintage food colouring from my grandmother’s place Cactus Elephant is checking out a broken chair in the council clean up People arrived in style to see The Great Gatsby at The Ritz Finished now. Here is it in progress. Mirror ball for the birdies Annuals in an op shop. You don’t see these around much any more. Poor goat dribbles when it rains Mexican cafe in Chapel St Elephant is going on an adventure in the basil 8 bit grafitti I wonder why they threw it out. Poor palm tree. Maybe it made them sad. Some of the backstreets of Melbourne are so interesting Elephant meditating on a mandala I love these guys, they look so happy Little dog, high up on the wall Elephant waiting for mail Such a lovely colour Grass Elephant in the cactus. She looks at home. At the station Elephant on the bricks There’s something in the ivy The worst logo in the entire world Sunset at Southern Cross station Elephant on safari Follow the white rabbit Wedding Cake island from the plane. It’s just off Coogee Beach in Sydney. I can’t remember where I found this. Casino pig Casino carpet. Good for hiding money. Would you make ginger beer from the back of an airline sick bag? James Brown supports Aboriginal rights as well as gay rights behind the bar at Petersham Bowling Club. Teapots Kings Cross Chandelier. Look closely to see feathers, babies and other assorted paraphernalia Rusty eagle in Woodend In progress. Marshmallow and chocolate. Skulls on the top of a bar in Kings Cross Installation on the wall in a Kings Cross bar I got caught in the rain Ducks and foil. Yeah, I don’t understand it either. Train in a cage Wolf and fence, excellent. Fence detail Very well done No parking anytime In progress. Looking forward to the final product Accidental photo taken while I was walking along. I like those. This is the Swinburne circus arts building in Prahran I’m helping! Ivy This used to be a Banksy. Poor little rat. Autumn has come early on some trees Doctor Who exhibition at Art Boy gallery in Prahran The Canberra snails have made it to Melbourne. Toorak road Number 78 Prahran hotel in pregess. What on earth are they doing? The back streets of Prahran Scary wolf, Prahran Unwell bunny smokes, Prahran Unwell bunny, Prahran Happy skull, Prahran In honour of Record Store Day today. 78 record found in the op shop. Lost girls in Prahran The things you can find when you walk around. Down a side street in Prahran A great night out Snappy dresser Coogee Beach pool at night Coogee beach at night In the window of a chemist shop. I think it would help me quit smoking, if I ever did Cool Qantas plane Banks Park, Sydney. Lions Banks Park, Sydney. Gorillas Banks Park, Sydney. Another elephant Banks Park, Sydney. Elephants Banks Park, Sydney. Bears Banks Park, Sydney. Horse head at the gate Fight! Very loud, it woke me up. It ended peacefully My chair! Bod the cat defending his territory Birthday breakfast on Cottesloe Beach Cottesloe Beach, Perth. I love the colours of the ocean. Cottesloe Beach, Perth. Before all the people turned up. Just outside Perth. Beautiful day. Interesting metalwork on a building in Perth. From the plane. I know it’s a cliche, but the clouds were so pretty. About to get on a plane. Not this one. Monkey Girl with a gun. Hope she doesn’t try walking anywhere. A grasshopper I found at the supermarket. Great colours. Gumboots on sale at the flea market Atlantic recording studios The train station at sunrise on a rainy morning is surprisingly peaceful Looking through a shop window in Flinders Lane The shot tower in Melbourne Central Underneath Flinders St station Australia on Collins Arcade, Melbourne The Block Arcade in Melbourne Snail sculpture in Canberra. They have even painted the trail beind them on the bricks. They’re big enough to ride on Sun shade in Water Wise garden in Canberra Eagle sculpture in Canberra. Nice view over the vally. You can see the scale of it fromt he size of the kid in the bottom left Silas had a visitor tonight. She’s not there this morning, she’s in here somewhere… How cool is this busker? Very clever Beer with a friend Gig at the Aquarium. Big sharks It’s a beautiful day today. Makes me feel like walking Secret bookshop in Prahran Guerrilla art. Framed painting on a wall outside the Railway Hotel in Prahran Shark at the Melbourne aquarium Pure Pop Records in St Kilda. Best record store around Cactus St Kilda Sea baths The sound tunnel in Mona (the museum of old and new art) in Hobart, Tasmania. It’s really worth a visit Outside Mona (the museum of old and new art) in Hobart, Tasmania Tassie beach Upside down Snoopy dog Rainbow on a stormy day while driving over Citylink A little ringtail possum in the dark Golden orb spider Cafe in Degraves St, Melbourne. Milk crate chairs Just like being in the plane that you’re about to get on at Sydney airport A cockatoo at sunset. Beautiful yellow light through the crest 3 different types of cactus. Cuttings from Gran’s garden A cockatoo waiting for his food Spider skins. My spider, Silas, has grown very quickly Toadstool in the dark. Think the caterpillar was asleep. I wasn’t tempted to eat it Golden Orb spider having lunch My glow in the dark statue of Ganesh, glowing in the dark Ming having a snooze on the warm ground in the afternoon sun. Happy cat Shells. Mostly brought back from Africa in the 60s. Some from Broome, Western Australia in the 80s Mr Bod looking deceptively soft and cuddly, but we know better Silas, my giant green huntsman Sydney Harbour in the evening Little man in the garden with birdbath Bod and Ming snoozing on their chair Cockies as guardians of the gate Having a glass of wine at a cafe. This is a weather vane. Love it Sculpture of paparazzi dogs at Federation Square, Melbourne Bricks at Federation Square, Melbourne Looking across Federation Square to the Cathedral, Melbourne Goldfields at the Toff in Town last night, Melbourne Stormy today Grafitti and pasteups just off Degraves St, Melbourne Love the mohawk Wine Postcard sent during the war – 1941. It’s survived well Wine tasting. These were good, you should try them Sydney Harbour, Rose Bay, I think My tiger skin rug. He’s called Rajah. Everyone trips over him. Cafe in Swanston St, Melbourne Virgin plane. Nice day to fly Ok, this is just getting silly now. It’s following me Bit warm today Flinders st station. Larry Latrobe. A sculpture in central Melbourne. He has a shiny head because people pat him Photo passes on my fridge. Hope I get lots more this year. Some of my grandfather’s medals My grandma’s house. We went to her funeral today. She was 93. Los Coronas soundchecking at the Spiegeltent, Hyde Park in Sydney The untuneable Ukelele Moonflowers in the process of opening at the Chinese restaurant tonight 43 degrees (110 fahrenheit) in Sydney today. Poor magpie More pianos in the studio. Wurlitzer Pianos in the studio. Kangaroos in Macedon, Victoria. Historic railway bridge in Malmbsury, Victoria. Bod the cat supervising a text message. Bod the cat sleeping. Just after midnight on New Years day. Colin Burgess singing ACDC’s Dirty Deeds.