Akira Isogawa and the Johnstone collection

The Johnston Collection in Melbourne is secret.  Well, not really.  Although I heard about it only recently and was surprised no one had mentioned it to me before.  It is worth mentioning because the Johnston Collection is unique. Because of its location in suburban Melbourne the address is a sort of secret.  This is…

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Carlisle Street in St Kilda East is evolving. Check out the Carlisle Street Bazaar

The Carlisle Street Bazaar opened just before Christmas adding another retail experience to shopping in the piece of Carlisle Street around the Balaclava Rail Station. This Carlisle Street Bazaar replaces a store where I often browsed.  It was one of those stores that covered an eclectic range merchandise – clothes, furniture, home ware, jewelery,…

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Trash, Treasure or vintage? It is hard to decide in Womango, 47 Chapel Street, Windsor/Prahran.

The Windsor end of Chapel Street is know as the funky end of Chapel Street, Prahran  To me it is the fun end.  I often pass Womango and I can never resist the window.  It’s a ‘stop and stare and stare some more  and chat to your friend’ sort of window.   It’s a collectors…

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