Aug 31, 2010
I just had a perfectly nice cup of tea in a vegetarian restaurant in Smith Street. Not much of a range, but a porcelain pot and leaf tea, saggy couches and reasonable music. No Darjeeling or Irish Breakfast, and something called Melbourne Breakfast, which was described as fruity and flowery... ugh. Still, convivial, and not too pretentious.
In less than a month, this character will be featuring in an exhibition for the Melbourne Fringe festival. Soon you will learn her incredible history, as drawn by me and performed by my dear friend and comic colleague Bernard Caleo.