Melbourne is the sporting capital of Australia, and when I first booked my flight last year I had a fairly immediate double dose of sporting action in mind with the opening race of the 2019 F1 calendar on the Sunday preceded by an A-League soccer match on the day of my arrival. The latter then annoyingly got brought forward to the Friday night when I’d be in the air and thus unable to go. I’d long given up on it and had almost erased it from my mind until my sister messaged me a few days before my trip to say that it had been moved back to Saturday night meaning that I could go.
Marvel Stadium was pretty much my first port of call on arrival in Melbourne from the airport early morning. Even though I knew I’d be returning there in the evening I thought I’d get my ‘Ghost Rider‘ (2007) match-up shot of the stadium exterior out of the way. Also, just beyond the stadium was the beautifully revamped Docklands area. The thing I wanted to see though was the surreal Cow-Up-A-Tree sculpture!
I’d told my sister that I wouldn’t be at her house until at least 1:00 pm so I Continue reading