It's out! The March issue of Time Out Melbourne has hit the shelves and tucked away on page 26 is the article about filming Offspring in Melbourne, more especially Fitzroy and uses my blog and me as a source! Now I know a true blogger might take this naturally in stride, but not me - I want to jump up and down, toast with champagne (in saucers not flutes) and buy lots and lots of copies.
When I headed to Mag Nation on Elizabeth at lunchtime today I scoured the shop looking for this ... Read More
So a few days ago I got an email from a writer with Time Out magazine who, while researching the role of Fitzroy in the tv series Offspring, had bumped into the blog.
In May last year I convinced my friends to come on an Offspring inspired bar crawl (dubbed the OP or Offspring Plan) of Fitzroy so I could check out some of the places I had seen on the show. It took a little bit of research to identify the few places I wasn't sure of and then off we went. It was a great night with a follow up ... Read More
Don't you love rummaging through a good market - the Fitzroy Market is the perfect such rummagable market with car boot sales, Stalls a kids craft area and coffee cart.
When Simone, Be Style Wise, suggested we meet there a few Saturdays ago I was really excited as I hadn't been To the Fitzroy Market before and was after a new dress. I loved that she had thought of it so that I could bring Binky too! The market is set up in the Fitzroy Primary School grounds (please don't type "Fitzroy Market" ... Read More
I wouldn't want to put a break in the cupcake-a-thon so today I thought I would take you back to Cristina Re, Where a Girl Goes. This is one of the most delightfully girly shops/cafes I have ever walked into.
In the original post HERE I spoke about the cupcakes and macrons but only glanced over the fun sounding classes they have on offer. Perhaps while delighting in cupcakes you could take one of the Cristina Re workshops-
...could you make an origami cupcake?
Or card making ... Read More
*don't forget to enter the La Clinica giveaway here*You may recall a few weeks ago that on Census night I introduced you to my "local" (insert disclaimer - this pub, the North Fitzroy Star, is not particularly local but so much do I wish it was that's what Dino, Bean and I have dubbed it) but was more chatty about the census than the wonders of this little pub. Any pub that comes complete with hundreds of the orange backs (the orange and cream penguin paperbacks) and boardgames is automatically a ... Read More