Posts Tagged ‘advertising’

Selling furniture with a Melbourne tram

If there is one thing that’ll catch my eye, it’s anything public transport related – so it was no surprise I noticed this random advertisement for Melbourne made furniture recently. With ‘Prices so low, you could almost pay by myki‘ being the tagline, can you imagine a more Melbourne scene than a tram passing Flinders […]

The revolving door of political advertising

The 2022 Federal Election blanketed Australia in advertising, but the strangest example I found was out in the back streets of Melbourne’s western suburbs, attached to the back of a motor scooter. ‘Vote 1’ signs for Monique Ryan, an independent candidate looking to unseat treasurer Josh Frydenberg in Kooyong, an electorate 30 kilometres away in […]

Zombie advertisements during Melbourne’s COVID-19 lockdown

Months of coronavirus lockdowns in Melbourne had quite the effect on the city and everyone who lived through them, but one I didn’t notice was a plague of zombie advertisements around the city. Coming to cinemas? In March 2020 I spotted a bus with advertisements for ‘Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway‘ – in cinemas March […]

Property developer sledging in Melbourne’s west

The other day a pair of advertisement for land sales on Melbourne’s western fringe caught my eye. The first was for an estate in Wyndham Vale, spruiking their residents only water park. While a competing property developer says “don’t pay a premium for facilities you may never use”. You’ll find the water park at ‘Jubilee‘ […]

Photos from ten years ago: July 2008

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is July 2008. At North Melbourne station work was continuing on the new concourse, with a massive steel and timber crash deck at the city end of the platforms allowing construction to continue while trains continued running below. While in the […]