VIC2021: The Walks – Murrindindi River Cascades

Having completed the Boroondara Track in the Murrindindi Scenic Reserve and our walking club colleagues having left to drive home, we decided to take an early evening drive from our campground to the Cascades, about 10 minute ascending drive to the south, where there is a short walk from the Picnic Area to the rather impressive Cascades. However, having completed the walk, I think it would be better described as a climb!

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Visiting: Turpin Falls

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Having visited Turpin Falls a couple of months ago to find it dry without any water running (see banner image), it was added to my many places to revisit. The pre-requisite, of course, was that there had to have been significant rainfall to result in a decent flow. So, on Saturday morning, I reckoned that the weather had produced enough rain and set out for the falls, with the hope that the rain would clear to allow me to take a few photographs. Continue reading “Visiting: Turpin Falls”

Communicating business

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As explained in my post ‘Attention grabbing communication’, a great image plays an essential role in promoting a business. For some businesses such as architects and designers this can be very subtle by presenting images of past projects in various portfolio formats and specifically in bids for new work.

However for other businesses images can be used in a more direct manner and can vary in terms of the messages they are portraying. Continue reading “Communicating business”

Visiting: The Bunjil

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The inspiration behind the design of the new cultural centre in Narre Warren for the City of Casey Council is based on two aboriginal stories: the meeting of many paths and the Bunjil, a mythical Aboriginal creature often depicted as a Wedge-tailed Eagle.

Both of these inspirations are clear to see in the way the approach paths converge on the dramatic entrance and in the laminated timber structure that depicts the legs and feet of the eagle supporting the lightweight roof structure forming the wings. Continue reading “Visiting: The Bunjil”