FASHION, Festivals, Uncategorized TO MARKET, TO MARKET 8 May 2008

All of us dragged ourselves out of bed early to get to the Good Living Grower’s Market – which is only open during the 1st Saturday of every month, between the outlandish times of 7-11am. We managed to get there by around 8:30am, quite an achievement! We were pretty blessed with clear blue skies and fantastic weather.. which I’m definitely not taking for granted right now because shortly we’ll descend into the cold dark abyss of winter. Okay, a bit dramatic.. but I’m really not a winter person!

Wandering around in the early morning under the sun does great things. Armed with hot coffees, we merrily poked our noses around checking out the myriad of stalls, and sampled enough goodies to constitute a full breakfast 😉 It’s lovely to be outdoors in Australia, and the outdoor markets are definitely the epitome of Australian laid-back culture.

We browsed around the various selection of meats, fish, cheeses, fresh vegetables, flowers, etc.. but caved when it came to the fresh pasta. I LOVE fresh pasta.. despite being frightfully and irrationally expensive, it really does taste awesome 😛 We bought some Saffron spaghetti, Parpadelle and Duck Ragout. Mmmmmm…


Beautiful, beautiful weather

Coffees to wake us up in the morning

Gooey double-Brie

Figs on crepe

Chunks of lamb rissoles… mmm

Potatoes galore

Me, Mum and Dad

Chris and I

Checking out the pancakes stall

There were queues everywhere!

Love how we have the same pose and expression 😛

I like my deep-fried ravioli freebie!

In the afternoon, we went to another type of market – the shopping kind! Paddington Markets just rock. It’s a long strip of retail stores and boutiques, and the actual markets are open only on Saturdays and feature great niche items, many of which are DIY and unique. Perfect for poking around on a lazy afternoon.


At Luisa Clare’s stall. I LOVE her bags..
It’s where I got my cute Owl bag from! You can see one of ’em hanging at the back 🙂

Analysing the pretty Luisa Clare bags

Man I would so wear all those pretty clothes LOL

Mum in front of flowers galore!

Perusing some jewellery

My cute Pretty In Pink hat! I got it custom-made.

It matches that cute Pretty In Pink cosmetics pouch I bought a few weekends ago, remember?


26 Comments

  • l_i_z posted on May 8, 2008 at 9:29 am

    Ooh that hat is so cute! And so are Luisa Clare’s bags.. I really like the kitty ones at the back near the owl 🙂

    Reply
    • beverly posted on May 8, 2008 at 11:48 am

      i totally love how the hats are custom-made! I got the paris print on top, and a spotted hot-pink print on the inside 😛

      Reply
  • isla_quack posted on May 8, 2008 at 11:03 am

    im pretty sure you blogged about your miu miu bag before…
    but where did you get yours from..?
    i had a hard time trying to find one until recently 🙂

    Reply
    • beverly posted on May 8, 2008 at 11:48 am

      i looove my Miu Miu bag.. it’s so nice and big and slouchy 🙂

      I got it at The Corner Shop boutique.. but I believe this particular colour is sold out worldwide now!

      Reply
  • blairwitch posted on May 8, 2008 at 12:18 pm

    Wow, you look super skinny in the picture with your parents! Must be something you did with your hands…

    I love markets, but I can never get up that early on a weekend… I bow to your dedication 🙂

    Reply
    • beverly posted on May 8, 2008 at 9:41 pm

      Aw thanks hon.. I think it was probably the angle cos I’m putting on weight and certainly not losing any 😛

      It was the first time I’ve gotten up that early to go to the markets too! It’ll be awhile before I attempt that again.. 😉

      Reply
  • starbucksweetie posted on May 8, 2008 at 12:39 pm

    Deep fried ravoli sounds absolutely sinful 🙂

    Reply
    • beverly posted on May 8, 2008 at 9:42 pm

      I thought it’d be quite odd, but it was so tasty, kinda like eating chips!

      Reply
  • pikaluu posted on May 8, 2008 at 1:51 pm

    Mmmmmmm handbags!!!

    Reply
    • beverly posted on May 8, 2008 at 9:47 pm

      Hehe i like the handbag stalls the best, they’re all so unique!

      Reply
  • meow123 posted on May 8, 2008 at 2:36 pm

    I love your top! Matches your Miu Miu bag perfectly.

    Reply
    • beverly posted on May 8, 2008 at 9:48 pm

      I got it @ Alannah Hill! It was random that it matched my bag though, I didn’t realise it until Mum pointed it out later, hehehe, yay!

      Reply
  • l_i_z posted on May 8, 2008 at 9:29 am

    Ooh that hat is so cute! And so are Luisa Clare’s bags.. I really like the kitty ones at the back near the owl 🙂

    Reply
    • beverly posted on May 8, 2008 at 11:48 am

      i totally love how the hats are custom-made! I got the paris print on top, and a spotted hot-pink print on the inside 😛

      Reply
  • isla_quack posted on May 8, 2008 at 11:03 am

    im pretty sure you blogged about your miu miu bag before…
    but where did you get yours from..?
    i had a hard time trying to find one until recently 🙂

    Reply
    • beverly posted on May 8, 2008 at 11:48 am

      i looove my Miu Miu bag.. it’s so nice and big and slouchy 🙂

      I got it at The Corner Shop boutique.. but I believe this particular colour is sold out worldwide now!

      Reply
  • blairwitch posted on May 8, 2008 at 12:18 pm

    Wow, you look super skinny in the picture with your parents! Must be something you did with your hands…

    I love markets, but I can never get up that early on a weekend… I bow to your dedication 🙂

    Reply
    • beverly posted on May 8, 2008 at 9:41 pm

      Aw thanks hon.. I think it was probably the angle cos I’m putting on weight and certainly not losing any 😛

      It was the first time I’ve gotten up that early to go to the markets too! It’ll be awhile before I attempt that again.. 😉

      Reply
  • starbucksweetie posted on May 8, 2008 at 12:39 pm

    Deep fried ravoli sounds absolutely sinful 🙂

    Reply
    • beverly posted on May 8, 2008 at 9:42 pm

      I thought it’d be quite odd, but it was so tasty, kinda like eating chips!

      Reply
  • pikaluu posted on May 8, 2008 at 1:51 pm

    Mmmmmmm handbags!!!

    Reply
    • beverly posted on May 8, 2008 at 9:47 pm

      Hehe i like the handbag stalls the best, they’re all so unique!

      Reply
  • meow123 posted on May 8, 2008 at 2:36 pm

    I love your top! Matches your Miu Miu bag perfectly.

    Reply
    • beverly posted on May 8, 2008 at 9:48 pm

      I got it @ Alannah Hill! It was random that it matched my bag though, I didn’t realise it until Mum pointed it out later, hehehe, yay!

      Reply
  • pebzz posted on May 9, 2008 at 12:15 am

    I likey your bag! Erm..you still look slim..infact you look skinny here..

    Reply
  • pebzz posted on May 9, 2008 at 12:15 am

    I likey your bag! Erm..you still look slim..infact you look skinny here..

    Reply
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