Stop Valve Expresso Café & Bar

Stop Valve Café & Bar: This tiny cafe sits beneath a multilevel carpark opposite the well known Watters Gallery and beside a huge mural by street artist Heesco. The image is based on the imaginative work of Shaun Tan, best known for his childrens picture books and in particular one entitled The Lost Thing. Excellent […]

Brunswick Street Fitzroy revisited

Fitzroy Revisited. Fitzroy’s Brunswick Street began it’s rapid rise to iconic subculture status in the late 1970’s and early ’80’s. I recently revisited it with a camera with a view to writing about the street and it’s early history. The Black Cat cafe on the ground floor of this imposing building became a focal point […]

Long way from home

Long way from home. We travel a long way from home and our wanderings in 2014 took us across the Nullabor, that vast stretch of semi-arid countryside one must negotiate to travel to the west coast. This picture is popular with what we can only assume are travellers and backpackers. We sell this postcard often […]