Founded earlier this year by "Melburnian
" Sarah McNena, and "Swansea Jack" Joelle Drummond, Drop Bear's non-alcoholic beer is already making waves.
The Romanian top seed was almost blown off the court by the big-hitting 17-year-old Melburnian
in the opening stanza, forced to save two set points at 5-2 down and come from 3-1 down to rescue the tiebreak.
Payne (above) rode the six-year-old, trained by her fellow Melburnian
Jane Chapple-Hyam - who is eyeing a clash with Aussie superstar Winx in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley in October - into fifth in the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot in June.
All the same, the 22-year-old Melburnian
already has 276 league runs to his name at an average of 69 at the end of what is often the toughest period of the season for batsmen in England.
The paper he co-wrote, titled "Fighting drought with innovation: Melbourne's response to the Millennium Drought in Southeast Australia" was published in the scientific journal, WIREs, and indicated that some Californian residents were using up to 1313 liters every day, more than eight times more than the average Melburnian
"For the ordinary Melburnian
, that means our city has been progressively destroyed.
But the right-hander's annoyance may have been tempered when he returned to the team hotel to find out that bowling coach David Saker, a Melburnian
, had a prang of his own in the team bus.
Those wanting a taste of the Melburnian
lifestyle would be well advised to take in the grandeur of the Crown Casino or an exhilarating Aussie Rules match at the 100,000 capacity Melbourne Cricket Ground.
The report Food Miles in Australia: A Preliminary Study of Melbourne, Victoria estimates the distances travelled for food items found in a typical Melburnian
's shopping basket and the resulting greenhouse emissions from this transportation.
There are many other yachts in the running including Hamilton Island owner Bob Oatley with his Reichel Pugh 66, Wild Oats X, Cabernet Sauvignon, an Archambault 40 owned by Newcastle sailor Stephen Mackay, Melburnian
Graeme Troon with his Reichel Pugh 46 XLRS, and CYCA director Graeme Wood (Wot Yot, a TP52) and Geoff Ross (Yendys, a Reichel Pugh 55).
(190) Another lawyer suggested there was a prototypical Australian (or at least Melburnian
) criminal defence lawyer: 'Look, I fit the profile: Catholic, Collingwood-supporting, Labor voting.' (191)