Carlton

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Chalk Paint(TM) at French and Co

Annie Sloan’s Chalk PaintTM colour, Provence, has rejuvenated this old French shutter and made it into a striking feature.   Don’t you love these colours?  It was the colours all displayed on wooden spoons that drew my attention to this paint.  The first time I walked into French and Co I saw these  tins…

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Shakahari – fine vegetarian dining in Carlton.

My first visit to Shakarhari, the vegetarian restaurant at 201/203 Faraday Street  in Carlton, was a few years ago. I was with a vegetarian  friend who was visiting  from overseas and I  wanted to give her a experience of fine dining –something more than the  average vegetarian fare which often seems to include beans…

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