As Councillor Voss emphasised during her stirring address to the crowds of tens today, Port Melbourne lies at the intersection of the Beach Road, Sandridge Rail Trail and (loosely) Westgate Punt cycle routes. It has also only recently dropped from four to, a still impressive, three bike shops. However you have to wonder how many of the helmeted hoards that brave the treacherous Ingles Street crossing of the rail trail each day, actually live here.
Only Melbourne's weekly What's On e-mail. For those that did attend, much like with the city's White Night, it wasn't exactly apparent what the point of it all was. This osteopath's contribution being one of many weird elements all topped off by the surprise arrival of the nudie army. Perhaps it can all actually be summed up visually by Bay Street's puzzlingly car-shaped bike-parking.
Unease in the village
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