On Saturday morning I had the pleasure of leading an Op Shop Tour by bike. It was a fantastic day, full of fun, laughter, bargains and best of all fresh air. There was 15 keen bike riders, who cycled together with bikes of all different shapes and sizes, ensuring they each could carry their loads safely. As a keen bike rider myself, it was great to see more people supporting this sustainable Saturday morning of retail therapy.
Firstly we met at the Sacred Heart Mission on Grey St St Kilda, then we meandered along to Albert Park before stopping at a couple more Op Shops in South Melbourne. Once we had sufficiently exhausted our carrying capacity on two wheels, we were off to the Bank St Commons for lunch in the cafe and a perusal at the Bank St Markets, where surprisingly people found room in their baskets to continue the purchasing.
It was a great way to spend the day, bag a bargain, enjoy the sunshine and soak up the community spirit. The concept is a collaboration between Op Shop Tours Australia and The Squeeky Wheel and the event was presented as an as part of the by the For more info click the links above or join the city of Port Philip's . and account