The Canberran

A snobby (though tongue-in-cheek) look at the finer sides of the National Capital. Got a tip? Email editor@thecanberran.com

Tag: Markets

To market, to market: Fyshwick’s Bean & Grain

by Barrister Barista

So, The Canberran is devoted to stuff that Canberrans like. The blog Stuff White People Like is devoted to stuff that white people like, like Breakfast Places (#36), Organic Food (#6) and Farmers’ Markets (#5). Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, it’s not particularly PC , but we put it to you that Canberrans also like most of the stuff that white people like, especially the numero uno, Coffee.

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Dress Circle – Amanda

by The Editor

We were on a mission to get Turkish Gözleme, Amanda was on a mission to get a coffee – headphones well-planted in the ears, she was listening to The Decemberists and striding with confidence.

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Dress Circle – The Best of the Girls – May 2012

by The Editor

It’s been a big month at The Canberran, trawling the city for the fashion forward and flamboyant.  We’ve decided to highlight four from this month’s survey, and would like you to let us know who you think has the edge when it comes to stepping out onto the street.
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Dress Circle – Daniella

by The Editor

Daniella was running a busy stall at the Kingston fashion markets when we approached her. With the right timing, we were able to pull her away from a potential sale to talk wardrobe.

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Dress Circle – Sam

by The Editor

Sam is a perfect example of youngsters doing it for themselves. Originally from Port Macquarie, he’s moved to CBR to study Human Relations at University of Canberra.  Sam has started a vintage sunnies store and he knows how to sell them!

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Dress Circle – Phoebe

by The Editor

Phoebe was seen in the market corridors with a vintage Japanese SLR camera slung over one shoulder. She said the camera was a little side project that had no defined outcome “I want to do what you do – find people I think look cool and take their picture.” Do it Phoebe! You’ve got 24 shots so make ’em count.

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Rant: Bad Fashion

by The Editor

The Canberran’s mother always said “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” She wasn’t the only mother to say such things, but we can all be accused of forgetting such a simple mantra – especially on a Sunday morning after an evening spent testing gin-soaked olives.

Now, speaking of mothers, I can’t imagine how time-poor you can be looking after a new-born. It must be difficult to indulge yourselfto get ready for a trip to the markets. Still, I’m not sure dressing like your husband’s twin sister is quite the solution.

Whoops. Sorry Mum.

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