R.I.P. 260 Reynard St
Coburg

R.I.P. 260 Reynard St

Reynard St, Coburg. Well, unfortunately I don’t have any stories about this little place, but it was the one that was demolished to reveal J. Thomson’s place. Actually, I do have one story … The band was having a rehearsal next door at Ania’s place (J, Thomson’s,) when the people were moving out. It was a … Continue reading

Swallow’s Biscuits
Brunswick

Swallow’s Biscuits

Albion St, Brunswick. I pass this one on my way to work every day. I love that it’s so bold, (in a faded kind of way,) just on the plain brickwork. Tasty. According to legend, (read: the internet,) Swallow’s Biscuits was founded by Thomas Swallow in 1854 after his failed attempt at selling Colt pistols up in … Continue reading

Gilmour’s Milk
Coburg

Gilmour’s Milk

Munro St, Coburg. Well, well, well … What have we here? Did somebody order another Gilmore’s Milk sign? So, this is the 3rd encounter with Glimour’s Milk now, (also here, and here.) These guys may require  little more looking into … Now, some of these old milk bars are looking pretty tired, I’ll admit it, … Continue reading