Fitzroy history – from interior design to wine

Fitzroy history – from interior design to wine

In 1905, ‘Ludlow House’ at 113-115 Scotchmer Street, North Fitzroy, was the premises of H.G. Morris, architect, builder, ‘Artistic House Decorator’ and importer of British glass, oils, lead and varnishes.

Courtesy of Fitzroy local history collection / ID: 10137 / photographer: unknown / copyright: expired – image is in the public domain / c1905…

Blackhearts and Sparrows opens in North Fitzroy

Blackhearts and Sparrows, rather like Bottega Tasca at 321 Lygon Street, Carlton (which specialises in European varieties like tempranillo and sangiovese from Australian and international producers), is my kind of wine shop. It carries many different varieties, so those of us sick of generic shiraz and cabernet sauvignon can find Australian and imported monastrell, barbera and other delights.…