responsibility

responsibility

Taking responsibility for yourself is a strange and threatening concept for young people raised by helicopter parents desperate to gain the approval of their children. The idea that you have to care for yourself and take responsibility for the choices you make as a free and independent adult can come as a shock for those familiar only with being infantilised.…

Sri Lankan dinner at Pavlov’s Duck on Smith St

Sri Lankan dinner at Pavlov’s Duck on Smith St

Some of Fitzroy’s less hyped restaurants offer exceptional food and experiences and when I occasionally find my expectations exceeded I am pleased to be able to share it. I’ve previously enjoyed the Sri Lankan food at Pavlov’s Duck on Smith St in the form of their breakfast hoppers, but had long meant to try their Friday and Saturday night street food banquet.…

Cleaver and Quill has closed

Cleaver and Quill has closed

This attempt at opening a cafe seemed to last about a month. I don’t understand. The former Something More closed after a brief life then after a while Cleaver and Quill opened, including opening a door between itself and Zetta Florence to aid visibility, but after a bit more than a month its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram all announced it is closed, and its website doesn’t work because the domain name has not been configured correctly.…