I finally took the plunge and coughed out the hundreds for tickets to the Australian Open and a quick trip to Melbourne, with the goal of not checking in any bags for maximum efficiency.
Therefore, Melbourne in 7KGs of carry-on luggage, an exercise in double-duty dress, minimalism and carefully preserved sketches featuring the usual suspects (not quite perfected - refinements to come). Flatlay effort is considerable. If all goes to plan, I will have watched Mr Federer play live and have a vlog when I come back.
Wish me luck ( :