Category Archives: Markets

Macaron test

Time Out recently did a list of what they considered to be the top 5 macaron sellers in Melbourne. I heard somewhere that short, definitive lists, like “the top five X” or “five worst Y”, are beloved of online publications. … Continue reading

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Market weekend part 2 – Flemington

After going to Finders Keepers yesterday, I went to the Flemington market today. It was a very market-y weekend. Apples! Lady spinning!! French caramel man!! I confess some of his caramel made it home with me… ORNAMENTAL CHICKENS!!!!!!!!! This one … Continue reading

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Market weekend – Finders Keepers

Had a bit of a market weekend. Went to Finders Keepers yesterday It was pretty packed Made590 were very recognisably there Speaker suitcases by Son Valise! Etsy were there for some reason (isn’t the point of them that they’re ONLINE?). … Continue reading

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I won a craft workshop!

I won a free crafting workshop at this weekend’s Magnolia Square market by Treehouse Textiles. While the design is a bit less subversive than I like my cross stitch, I didn’t actually know how to cross stitch until today. Next stop, From … Continue reading

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CWA Fair, and the Richmond Weekender

I am very proud of yesterday’s haul: Today was the Country Women’s Association fair, and the first day of the Richmond Weekender. Most of my haul’s from the fair – lemons, pears, tomatoes, strawberries, cordial, cupcakes and scones; and some gorgeous olives … Continue reading

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Melbourne city rooftop honey

I love the concept behind Melbourne City Rooftop Honey. They put hives on rooftops in urban areas, to try to help increase our local bee population, and they organise everything. Bees in other countries are in trouble, and without bees … Continue reading

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String garden steals the show at the Melbourne Design Market again

Went to the Melbourne Design Market today. Last time it was on, I mentioned that the kokedama string garden stole the show. It happened again: I don’t think the market was as good this time around as it usually is. The … Continue reading

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