28 Aug '14, 2am

(Karen Cheng) Architects and Heroes @karencheng #perthfashion #perth

(Karen Cheng) Architects and Heroes @karencheng #perthfashion #perth

The other day, I dropped my aunty off in Subiaco for a doctor’s appointment. While I waited for her phone call (to be picked up), I found myself with 2 hours to spare. Trying to avoid the mall-type shops on Rokeby Road, I wandered into the local op shop… and bought myself 3 awesome books (total of $9). Then I found a secondhand bookstore and found another 2 books (total $4)! I was so delighted with my buys, that I needed a coffee and snack to celebrate. I stumbled across Architects and Heroes , a new cafe that I’ve been hearing about in the local social media circles. It was my ah ha! moment, as there’s always something magical about discovering a treasure by accident, rather than researching it and then seeking it out with intent. With a cool mural stretching across the whole cafe, a laid back vibe, the smell of quality coffee, smiles from the staff, lots of seating (indo...

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