Weekendnotes film review – The Look of Love

A tall, striking red-headed woman steps out onto the stage, wearing nothing but a silk robe. The darkened theatre stretching out before her is deserted, empty but for one man. He is seated a few rows from the front, sharply dressed in an expensive tailored suit, his wispy tawny blond hair parted down the middle.…

Weekendnotes review – Rag Trade Market

If you love nothing better than a good rummage through racks of vintage clothes and boxes of second-hand goodies, then the Rag Trade Market is the place for you. On the third Saturday of every month, this little trash’n’treasure market can be found in the gallery and events space of popular café 1000 £ Bend, smack bang in…

Weekendnotes review – Dognation Hot Dog Restaurant

Hot-doggery! Melbourne has gone manic for hot dogs. Hot dogs with fancy schmancy toppings, that is. The simple sausage in bread with tomato sauce (and some onion if you were feeling gourmet) is now a thing of yesteryear. And Dognation is the latest snag joint to jump on the bandwagon. Dognation is a hole-in-the-wall establishment with exactly…