May I Borrow Your Knowledge, Please?

I figure that if I have you smart people around, I may as well use you 😉

Saturday 21st February, 10AM-11:15AM. Melbourne Victory are having an open training session (and it’s free to come look-see) at Gosch’s Paddock. According to Google, it’s on the corner of Swan and Punt. (Hands up if you want to make a “punt” joke 😉 ) And according to Metlink Melbourne, Richmond Station is also on the corner of Swan and Punt. It’s a big intersection, though. So I’m not exactly sure whereabouts Gosch’s Paddock is. Anyone know how to get there, or even want to come along?

If I do decide to attend, I’ll have a few hours afterward to kill in the city, because I don’t have to be at the Jasper Hotel until 3PM. So I’m looking for somewhere indoors, quiet, clean, cool with a nice bathroom and somewhere I can get free water. My budget may only be $10 for a fast food lunch. I was thinking maybe the State Library, but I don’t think I’d fit in with the literary crowd – I tend to think in LOLcat-speak. (oh hai! ur kweery sux. kthxbai!)

Also, if a venue has lots of comfy chairs and couches, that’ll be awesome. So if you know of a suitable place I can chill out in for free, let me know. I’m not all that familiar with the city except for certain landmarks.

P.S. I will have a camera in tow for the day, and will try to capture photographic evidence of a brothel near Richmond Station. It has a sign out the front saying “Enter at Rear”. Double-entendres make the world a funnier place.

P.P.S. Funnier still is the New Zealander accent. My Australian one just isn’t comical enough.

2 responses to “May I Borrow Your Knowledge, Please?

  1. Looks like Gosch’s Paddock is the grassy bit on the other side of the Swan-Punt (guffaw!) intersection: http://maps.google.com.au/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Gosch%27s+Paddock,+Richmond,+Melbourne&sll=-37.825603,144.987715&sspn=0.003,0.004828&ie=UTF8&ll=-37.824845,144.988375&spn=0.006,0.009656&z=17

    As for places to hang in the city…um…Federation Square (Transport’s not too busy during the day) or Melbourne Central?

  2. You could always go hang out in Borders, with a drop in at Rendezvous (if they are open).

    If it wasn’t for the fact that I am already busy all this weekend I would really think about going to both the Victory training session and also to the cricket on Sunday! It’s always the way isn’t it? I usually do nothing every weekend.

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