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# 15 ~ My Special Place
11-MAR-2013

# 15 ~ My Special Place

I like to go here for lunch when I'm out shopping. It's the big department store where I do much of my shopping
The original Myer Emporium began in my home town of Bendigo in Victoria and still trades there..


The Myer retail group was started by Sidney Myer, who migrated from Russia to Melbourne in 1899 with very little money and little knowledge of English to join his elder brother, Elcon Myer (1875–1938), who had left Russia two years earlier. They opened the first Myer store in Bendigo, Victoria in 1900. After prospering, the second store opened in 1908.

I am unable to get out and take photos due to having a throat infection so I'm having to use what I already had taken with the iphone
Thank you for your well wishes, I'm sure to be up and about soon

see others taking part here http://form.pbase.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=47061

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Barbara Heide18-Mar-2013 11:22
get well soon Dear Laine!
Brenda17-Mar-2013 23:47
Reminds me of a restaurant that I used to go to with my mother. Sadly its no longer in business.
Sheila16-Mar-2013 11:37
Myers in Fremantle has closed down due to lack of custom. Glad yours is still going strong!
LynnH16-Mar-2013 02:01
We should be looking at hot chicken soup if you are sick... LOL!
I like the photo, the blue and chrome. Nice effect/treatment too!
Frank Brault16-Mar-2013 00:39
Love the point of view. A terrific composition. V
Colin Storey15-Mar-2013 23:26
Looks and sounds like a great place to enjoy lunch.
sue anne15-Mar-2013 22:43
Inviting place with all the stools and I think it is popular. Nice treatment. V
poochdad15-Mar-2013 22:19
I recommend hot honey and lemon as you know Laine! :-)
Mairéad15-Mar-2013 22:12
We've all got our favourite spots for coffee when we're shopping.
Hope you're better soon.
Karen Stuebing15-Mar-2013 21:32
Looks like a down home type dining room with the decor and numbers. Great composition. Get well soon.
faye white15-Mar-2013 11:14
Feel better soon! Your table will be waiting for you. :)
Stephanie15-Mar-2013 10:54
This looks like a wonderful place for a meal and shopping!
Feel better soon, ok? :)
Mieke WA Minkjan15-Mar-2013 06:59
number 39, soon to be served....
good to read that you are improving a bit
borisalex15-Mar-2013 06:54
I like the glamour here and hope you get well soon!
Janice Dunn15-Mar-2013 06:11
Now that does look a very inviting place to eat... and have a coffee or two...
Chris(tine)15-Mar-2013 06:10
Now, I imagine they do coffee and cake here....
Hope you're improving, Laine.
Yvonne15-Mar-2013 03:55
They've been a favourite store for us too over the years... lovely shot of your fav table! v
woody3415-Mar-2013 03:17
Take care of yourself, Laine..that's a wonderful story of Myer...they have taken a lot of my money over the years in Melbourne and Sydney..great shot..V
waterfalls man15-Mar-2013 02:49
Nice Capture V!!
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