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St Kilda Twilight Market

St Kilda Twilight Market O’Donnell Gardens 2016/2017

December arrives and the fabulous and fun St Kilda Twilight Market is up and running again.  It’s on again this Thursday, the 8th of December and goes right through summer until March next year. Every year during summer the St Kilda Twilight Market brings the local community and visitors together on Thursday evenings with…

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flower-display at Batchin Balaclava

Batch in Balaclava for breakfast. I have renewed my friendship with this St Kilda East icon.

  Batch is still here. I first wrote about Batch on this blog in 2010.  It is wonderful to find that some places don’t turn over.  The media is full of reviews of a new place opening their doors.  So they should be we need to know what is happening out there. For example…

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National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) Free exhibitions.

One of the current free exhibitions at the NGV is called ” Exquisite Threads – English Embroidery 1600s to 1900s.” These days we aren’t used to seeing embroidery that is done by friends and family and most of us don’t do it ourselves.  As I walked in I tried to remember any of my…

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A view of the long narrow space

Barcelona Cafe – the Spanish Tapas Restaurant in St Kilda, at the sea-end of Fiztroy Street.

Cafe Barcelona is bar and cafe in a long narrow space, with such a narrow street frontage it is easy to stroll past without really noticing it. We found it because one of our group had a voucher purchased for $19.00 that gives $50 worth of free food for two people – a pretty…

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