I was in Melbourne’s Bourke St mall last weekend, listening to Gareth, a fiercely talented pianist. I looked up and noticed this man on the edges of the crowd. The next day he was there again, listening to Gareth, hovering – drawn by the beautiful music, yet seeming reluctant to get too close.
Good things come in threes – or so they say.
Who are ‘they’?
Pity it was just a photo and not a sample!
I don’t generally do street photography, but I kind of liked the way the tree divided the scene so clearly.
Despite what it looks like, Tim wasn’t playing hide and seek with the well-dressed men wearing bow ties.
An Insta-meet, a bridge, a beam of sunlight, and a man. All the ingredients for an interesting shot!
Listening to buskers is easy in Melbourne – there are so many of them and the vast majority are fantastic. Just like Kit Watts. Fabulous sound and a great performer.
Retirement is good for my big sister Debbie. She was able to spend some time with us last week in Melbourne, and found plenty of pockets of solitude and quiet around the city. Here she is at Rippon Lea, a National Trust property, where she whiled away the afternoon.
You can read about her visit here.
Drinking English tea in a French-style cafe reading Russian literature … in Melbourne.