by David F Radcliffe
Have you ever wondered what all those nails with coloured markings around them are on footpaths? Or have you come across an odd metal disc lurking in the grass or an unusual cover plate amongst the shrubs on the nature strip? If they look like any of the following, then they are part of the system…
Weather permitting, we are planning to be in Edwards Park on Sunday 13 December between noon and 3 pm for an end of year picnic in the park.
Please bring your own food and drink, picnic rug, chairs, sunscreen, hat and mask. With some COVID-19 restrictions still in place we will not be sharing food or drinks with each other and please…
Robyn Blackmore's Chloe Dog with her friend Vera Hume at Edwards Park
Not long after I moved to Port I had an injury which meant I was on crutches!
I was outside my house one day trying to give my beautiful Chloe Dog a little shuffle/walk!!! as I held her lead.
I was approached by a person who has now become a great…
In April 2013, John Gilcrist walked the places where he grew up. The walk triggered these memories:
John's family came to live in Port Melbourne from Warburton following the devastating Black Friday bushfires of January 1939.
His father was a forester, but it was his mother who brought up the three boys - first from a small house on the south eastern corner of Bridge St…
The layout of Edwards Park has adapted to a range of activities over time. The radial paths meeting in the centre create a setting that lends itself well to Port's current preoccupation with exercise, health and fitness. A playground for children has been a part of Edwards Park from the beginning.
Edwards Park was once part of the tapering Sandridge Lagoon. The…