Posts Tagged "Let’s have tea"

Are you a Block Tart…

Posted by on Jul 13, 2011 in Activities, Melbourne, Random | 2 comments

Are you a Block Tart…
There is something so luxurious about snuggling into bed on a winters eve with a good book. A few weeks ago (when we lived in a world with Borders and Angus & Robertson) I was lucky enough to snag a discounted copy of the giant Encyclopedia of Melbourne. This book is massive both in size and content and I just keep marveling at the wondrous and bizarre history of our pretty city. So I am wondering if the title to this one drew you in and you are now sitting/standing/lying there thinking when ... Read More

It’s coming up roses…

Posted by on Apr 30, 2011 in Activities, Shopping | 6 comments

It's a little like stepping into Etsy. In fact many of the store holders are on Etsy. The Rose St Artists Market is tucked in a back street of Fitzroy and offers a wide range of crafty hand crafted goods. The mostly open air space is in a former junk yard and has been around since 2003. It's one of those places that often feels like a locals secret and stepping into the grounds as a non local is a little like entering a secret garden. It was a perfect day for browsing (or sitting in the park) and ... Read More