The morning light is slow like honey, the thick and undulating sort, not its runny cousin. Dawn seems to arrive so much earlier during summer, even down under. It’s tempting to stay in bed and draw the curtains closer but addicts that we are, we need coffee.
Christchurch, the city centre at least, still bears scars from the earthquake that wrecked buildings and lives four years ago. This makes it all the more meaningful that we are getting our morning cuppa at a café that is part of a larger organisation that gives back to the community – Addington Coffee Co-op.
Located on Lincoln Roald, Addington Coffee Co-op is a former mechanic’s workshop turned into a café and roastery. Much of the architectural features now rare in post-earthquake Christchurch is carefully preserved.Continue Reading "Addington Coffee Co-op, Christchurch"