With a name like “Love and Clutter” — which I recognised as the name of a book by one of my favourite Melbourne icons, artist Mirka Mora — this shop was destined to catch my attention. I gather from my limited time there that it was just my kind of place.
Sadly, it closed a few weeks ago. We barely got to know one another.
(Mixed media piece, above, by Christina Romeo).
Even after it had shut its doors for good, this shop had style. Hobart, and especially its town centre, has only a few retail gems so this is a real loss.
Note to self: treasure and give patronage, when possible, to the special places before they all shut down and leave the streets soul-free.