Brunswick Street, Fitzroy can be hot on summer days. But even the hot pavements don’t keep us away. We still flock there to meet, drink coffee, eat, shop and so on. I often browse in the weekends and when I wish for a cool breeze or just time out from the hurly-burly of the [...]
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This is not a cottage that James Cook, the great explorer and discoverer of Australia, actually lived in himself.
His parents moved there after he had left home to begin his life of adventure. It is thought that he visited the cottage at times when he was on leave from the British Navy and in that [...]
I couldn’t resist another post about ‘Books for Cooks’ that’s the bookshop for cooks and foodies at 233 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy.
I was browsing there the other day and rummaged right into the depths of the shop – the depths of Books for Cooks is a sort of back room tucked away on the left hand [...]
Books and Cooks they go together.
Dedicated cooks and the rest of us who dabble in cooking and who eat, can’t resist books about food. Take a look at any book shop and there are whole sections of these books covering every possible aspect of food and eating. Often they display mouth watering photos of food, [...]
Brunswick Street on a busy Saturday afternoon and you’re shopping until you drop.
Give yourself a break – feed your soul for a moment? Duck into the Fitzroy Nursery – The Artists Gardens at 390 Brunswick Street.
Listen to the fountains playing, gaze at the lush plants, take in the garden art and find a spot to [...]