Melbourne Peculiar is a guide to everything that's a little bit odd about Melbourne.
1. Unusual; eccentric; strange; odd
2. Distinctive; individual; special
3. One's own; a sole or exclusive characteristic or property.
Melbourne Peculiar is a guide to the things about Melbourne that are a little bit odd or distinctive.
This city is famed for its culinary delights, artistic life, adventurous architecture and fabulous fashion. It's also loved for its eccentricities and secrets. This app aims to reveal oddities even many Melburnians didn't know existed.
In its 120+ entries, find out about the secret anti-consumer message hidden in plain sight in a shopping arcade. Learn about ghosts, macabre history, the graves of strange inventors, the weird public art, some unusual dishes for the jaded palate and the kitschy architectural touches.
Melbourne Peculiar aims to explore things that are distinctive or strange about this great city – from the faintly odd to the positively arcane.
★ About the Author ★
Narrelle is a novelist, editor and iPhone app developer who lives in Melbourne with her husband, Tim Richards (author of apps Melbourne Historical and Melbourne Getaways), and their demanding cat, Petra.
Four of Narrelle's previously published books—Fly By Night, Sacrifice, Witch Honour and Witch Faith—have been reissued as e-books on Kindle and Smashwords. Her vampire novel set in Melbourne, The Opposite of Life, is available in paperback and digitally.
In 2012. Twelfth Planet Press published Showtime, a short story collection. The sequel to The Opposite of Life, called Walking Shadows, is due out from Clan Destine Press later in 2012.
Narrelle's other app is Melbourne Literary, a guide to Melbourne's literary landscape.
★ About Sutro Media ★
This guide is published in partnership with Sutro Media. By enabling local writers to share their expertise on mobile phones, Sutro Media is making it easier and more fun to explore the world!
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