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Blog Profile / Fitzroyalty


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Filed Under:Australia / Melbourne
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Archived Since:August 30, 2011

Blog Post Archive

if you want this job you will give up your rights to privacy and free speech

I recently applied, and attended an interview, for an online community manager role at a prominent Melbourne based company that operates an online market for digital goods including software and media. Let’s call them Embargo. A few days after the interview I received a phone call from the company.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

delicious crow

This is on Smith St, one a series of cryptic textual works around Fitzroy. … This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

the annual Rose hotel street party is on this Sunday

Each year The Rose Hotel hosts a street party to raise money for local charity. They close off Leicester Street, put on a few bands, cook up some street food, and run some raffles and auctions through the afternoon. This year they have...Show More Summary

on asking the bleeding obvious on social media

I don’t know the woman whose tweet is embedded below. I have nothing against her and use her tweet merely to illustrate a point I have long been musing on. It’s nothing personal. My question is this: why is it that the young so-called...Show More Summary

Writers Bloc presents Rain Supreme Prince event at Bar Open

This sounds awesome and hilarious. See you there. ‘Rain Supreme’, the launch of Prince fanzine ‘Fulsome Prism #6 / YOU’ and accompanying tribute album, is happening next Thursday at Bar Open. There’s eight artists performing and it’s free! Featuring The Casuist, The Church Of Hysteria, Colostomy Baguette?… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

Tori Amos at the Palais, Saturday 15 November 2014

Tori Amos played a wonderful concert at the Palais in St Kilda on Saturday night. I was thrilled to get my request of Wild Way! I said to Tori at the meet and greet that it moves me to tears it’s so beautiful.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

Scarf dinners at Jorg

Scarf is a social enterprise that trains asylum seekers, refugees and youth that face barriers to employment in hospitality skills. They partner with restaurants around Melbourne to run three dinner series a year and match their trainees...Show More Summary

the North Fitzroy Primary School Fete is on this Sunday

One of the biggest inner city school fetes, the annual North Fitzroy Primary School fete attracts students past and present, parents and much of the local community. Come to the North Fitzroy Primary School, with entrances on Best St and Fergie St, North Fitzroy, on Sunday 9 November, 10am-4pm.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

dead or alive

Two recent paste-ups next to Majority cafe on Kerr St. … This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

it’s time

When the mural facing Whitlam Place (the small park on the corner of Moor and Napier streets opposite the Fitzroy Town Hall and the Napier hotel) was recently painted over in lurid yellow with the Whitlam election campaign phrase ‘it’s...Show More Summary

yesterday’s blackout

It missed me and I was in watching movies so I didn’t notice. How were you affected? So by the darkness I can see from my balcony, the power appears to be out all across Fitzroy & Collingwood except on my street! … This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

things in gutters

Taking photos of things in gutters is a thing now. Apparently. The morning after the night of the living dead #halloween #fitzroy #gutter pic.twitter.com/5cZXldVUOE — grahamjh (@grahamjh) November 1, 2014 More evidence of Global warming?...Show More Summary

YCAN comedy at the Fitzroy town hall

The Yarra Climate Action Now organisation is holding a fundraiser comedy night at the Fitzroy town hall on Saturday 13 August. Tickets can be bought online for $22 (earlybird adult price until 31 July). Fitzroyalty - hyperlocal newsShow More Summary

the ugly signs of Brunswick St

One of the things I find fascinating about Brunswick St is a series of ugly signs for shops and businesses. More than simple descriptive signs incorporating a business name, these signs are sculptural and incorporate some abstract or...Show More Summary

breakfast at Juddy Roller, Chapel St Fitzroy

A small new cafe called Juddy Roller (Facebook) opened last week on Chapel St near the corner of Johnston St. It’s similar to Tiny in Collingwood in being located in a corridor under a staircase but different in that it features art by Sydney street artist Ears (web and Flickr) on the walls rather than an intense yellow glow. Show More Summary

cyberbullying

This is on Brunswick St. It’s a lame government community service announcement advertising poster that says ‘how do I protect my child against cyberbullying?’ The graffiti answer is ‘tell them to harden the fuck up and lose some weight’. Show More Summary

bye bye Apple – your behaviour is unacceptable

I have used and loved many computrons. When I was a child I began using the BBC micro computer and the Commodore Vic 20 at primary school in 1982. Then came the amazing Commodore 64, which I used at school and at home. When I was inShow More Summary

cuties

On Chapel St opposite Juddy Roller cafe. Fitzroyalty - hyperlocal news about Melbourne's first suburb: Fitzroy 3065 by Brian Ward is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 Australia License....

is this worth $10?

I had dinner last night with a group of friends at the Provincial hotel on the corner of Brunswick St and Johnston St. One person was vegan and the only thing on the menu she could eat was chips and bread and dip – in this case some pumpkin stuff. Show More Summary

lifesaving

A paste-up on Rose St. A tiny lifesaver stands on the edge of a forest. There’s a sense of morbid foreboding. Does David Lynch do street art in Fitzroy? Fitzroyalty - hyperlocal news about Melbourne's first suburb: Fitzroy 3065 by Brian Ward is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 Australia License.

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