Friday, March 21, 2008

Market to Market

Author:- Helen Berthold

There's something about waking up at the crack of dawn to a loaded ute (or Barina as the case used to be) and fumbling your way in the dark with the sense of excitement that comes with being a weekly Marketeer!

The Market life holds something romantically fascinating. There's a unique sense of community and common passion for each individual stallholders booty of wonderful and sometimes weird goods. Then there's the thrill of what the day may bring especially those customers who inspire your future designs and become fans for life. It really all makes for an addictive day out.

The only other thing that can compare is the virtual market place that is This time though it's a global market place with communities such as BrisStyle that bring a similar sense of fun and excitement into our very homes.

Well the BrisStyle Etsians are ready to get back to the streets as the smell of the marketplace once again hits our beautiful Brisbane air. So come and visit us here and say hello - just look for the BrisStyle flyers

The Little Market Friday night 28th March at the Avid Reader Bookshop, Boundary Street ,West End 5.30pm to 8.00pm on Avids back deck.

Paddington Fair on Saturday the 29th of March 10am-4pm at Neil Macrossan Park opposite Suncorp Stadium and The Servo weekly eclectic market on Sunday 30th, 9am -2pm right out the front of The Servo 78 LaTrobe Tce paddington.

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