Archive for January, 2014

2005 to 2013 growth in Mernda & Doreen

I have been looking for ways to document the population explosion in the Mernda / Doreen area and I struck gold with a little bit of help from Google Earth and an internet favourite… a GIF.

MetroTrains, Summer Timetable and the Heat

This week a genuine heat wave will beset Melbourne with a high likelihood of four consecutive days of over 40 degrees Celsius before a late afternoon cool change on Friday followed by mid-20’s over the weekend. A perfect storm is brewing for MetroTrains and this week it could tip our train system over the edge.

Costco Epping – Update

It has been a while since I wrote about Costco opening their next store in Epping. Back then I stumbled across the public notice within the local Leader Newspaper advising of the proposal to develop 20 Jovic Rd into a Costco. Anyway late last year the next steps toward the development was approved by the […]

The NYE Mernda War Zone

New Years Eve. It is such an over rated night and we usually spend it at home just watching some TV and relaxing, possibly with an ale or two. This is the 4th NYE we have celebrated here in Mernda but as the area has become further populated with cashed up bogans the result has […]

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