Tram Route 96

Char-grilled sardine

South Melbourne Market – indulge in the mind-blowing selection of seafood on offer

Australia wouldn’t be Australia if there wasn’t sea food for Christmas, New Year, Australia Day any other occasion where people get together. ‘Chuck a few prawns on the Barbie’ is a sort of a joke but it is also what happens.  All summer in Australian households across the country, sea food is being ‘chucked’…

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Sustainability Circuit Map

The South Melbourne Market where sustainability is the buzz word for September.

There is a sustainability tour you can join and take with a leader to tell you the behind the scenes stuff  or you can pick up a map and followed the route at your leisure. Sustainability covers everything: Stall holders supporting small farmers whose approach to farming and animal welfare they know and approve…

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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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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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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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