Melbourne Toxic Custard newsletter

Franco Cozzo mural in Footscray

Despite news last year that Franco Cozzo’s Footscray building is up for sale, it appears the store is sticking around for now. Recently I noticed work being done on a mural on the eastern side of the building… Now completed, it looks rather splendid. (See this larger) Note the roller door, which when closed, shows […]

Bentleigh Food'n'drink Toxic Custard newsletter

I love Bentleigh

Do you want to do this thing, they asked? For a weekly feature in the local paper. “Sure!” I said… all I had to do was nominated places (mostly restaurants) in my neighbourhood that I like. Easy, and it might help push the cause. I got my photo taken in one of the local parks. […]


Regional Rail Link – details and timetables at last

It’s not every day a major new suburban rail line opens in Victoria. In fact it’s been 85 years since the last one. Finally all the details of the Regional Rail Link (which despite its name, runs entirely within the metropolitan area) have been released, including the timetables for the line, and connecting bus services […]