After the success of our last op shop trip, yesterday we gave it another run. This time it was the Salvos store at Tempe, next to the currently-being-constructed Ikea store (can’t wait til that’s finished – imagine being able to browse retro-chic followed by Swedish design, with your choice of car park sausage sizzle, or production line hot dogs. Fantastic. Or is that just me?). I didn’t think it’d be possible to top the lawn bowls I found last time, but how wrong I was.
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Holly’s birthday was last month, and she decided she’d like to spend the day op shopping. In Sutherland. Legend spoke of a trove of old dress patterns at the Sutherland Salvos store, so we bravely ventured south. It was here I encountered the suitcase of Dot McNiece.
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Going through our photos from Fukuoka, I discovered there weren’t many that didn’t someway involve Canal City. The rest of the city wasn’t really that photogenic.
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Last week we had a go at cooking Okonomiyaki (my favourite quick meal in Japan). After revisting the food, I figured it was also time to revisit the blog and get some more photos up here. The home of Okonomiyaki is Hiroshima, so here are some photos from our time there, and the nearby island of Miyajima.
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I thought I should upload a few select photos from the trip for the benefit of those who haven’t had the chance (or the patience) to sit through the full slide show. I’ll be grouping the photos by the city they were taken in, so we start at the start – in Osaka.
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