Trash n treasuring with Miss Kymbo today, wearing what Joffa’s Mum called “a sun frock”. Much fun was had. I did wish on several occasions for a cameraphone – especially walking past happy view (the $2 asian porn dvd stall), and the bolt bloke with his “hey? wanna screw?” cardboard sign. Oh – and the dodgy lp cover art featuring Rod Stewart. This one, in fact:
Yes – the trashy ’78 disco LP, containing entendre galore and the wince-fest “do ya think I’m sexy?”
But I digress. Big thank yous to the ephemera lady, who sold me some lavishly illustrated kiddies books. And this – the perfect image for a sunny Melbourne afternoon…Click to view its gorgeousness in detail
Outdoor Cafe – in Collins Street, centre of Melbourne. Such cafes make for a welcome break from the rush and tear of the big city, during the fine summer weather.
Photo by Brian McArdle, in the 1967 Australian Pictorial Diary. For more of his Melbourne snaps, look at the gallery here – I love the arcades and Cup pics the most.