Residing in the heart of Fortitude Valley, on Brunswick Street, is Ltd espresso + brew bar. A mecca for lovers of coffee and a sanctuary for those who love espresso but have been burnt before. You know who you are.
My tale of woe begins like any other misguided love story. It was 2015. I was young and naive. What started as a casual exchange, quickly developed into a one-sided dependency I like to call love. In short, I had found ‘the one’. I was madly in love and like most relationships, I took the giver of life-sustaining nectar for granted. I made a mistake. A terrible mistake that I will forever regret.
What was once a ritual is now a pilgrimage. The distance between us has proved just a bit too far. Long distance relationships are always difficult and my love affair with Ltd is all but chalked up to another statistic. I have tried to move on. I have kept myself busy, socialising, seeing other coffee dispensing establishments looking for a life partner and it’s just not the same. There is no logic or reason for love. The pain of separation and loss is almost unbearable. Ltd espresso + brew bar is but a distant memory but will forever be in my heart and the one that got away.