Toni Jordan

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In a street like yours ... or mine

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Toni Jordan The less glamorous side of celebrity is seen by those who live next door to the famous.

Mother knows best

Toni Jordan Persian rugs are made from cats' fur, didn't you know? Oh, and all dogs are boys.

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It's shop-eat-shop out there

Toni Jordan The shop fairy arrives and the quiet evolution of a suburban strip rolls on.

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Elusive workers-from-home miss out during the silly season

Toni Jordan The perks and fun of office Christmases elude all but the craftiest workers from home.

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Guessing the lives of strangers is an exciting pursuit

Toni Jordan In common with many people I know, I love making up stories about complete strangers.

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Mind-altering substance anyone?

Toni Jordan Here's something I find really puzzling: why do people throw sandshoes on overhead power lines?

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No parity in Aussie-US humour

Toni Jordan The Aussie dollar may have reached parody but it's not really a laughing matter.

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Lawlessness on the streets of Melbourne

Toni Jordan The swarms hit the streets with no regard for rules, regulations or ordinances.

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Odds are good for frostbite

Races

Toni Jordan One of the many reasons I love living here is that Melbourne is a city brimming with optimism. Let me present my evidence: exhibit A, the spring racing carnival.

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The lamest claim to fame in the southern hemisphere

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Toni Jordan It's a long way to the top of the Parliament station escalators for all tribes.

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The airport parking game

Toni Jordan The obstacle course outside Tullamarine keeps on throwing up new challenges.

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The Shakespearean drama taking place in your street

Toni Jordan Of all the unique things about Melbourne, here is one of the strangest: our city is devoted to a pastime that is all our own.

Spring in my step

Toni Jordan We were the Garden State then the Drought State. What will the desal plant make us?

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Are Melbourne menu descriptions getting out of hand?

Toni Jordan The use of dodgy adjectives to gloriously describe a menu is simply poor taste.

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If you can't walk it, then don't talk it...

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Toni Jordan This philosophy could finally deliver us from the outdated concepts of empathy and a shared humanity once and for all.

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Memories of a female PM

Toni Jordan The sound of a breaking glass ceiling brings back powerful memories.