Spotlight On

Introducing: Wattle & Crumb

Published on May 23, 2018
Categories - Blog, Homepage, Q&A, Read About, Spotlight On, The Foodies

Perth foodies are getting into grazing in a big way. From Pinterest to Instagram, sumptuous grazing tables have been ‘grazing’ our screens for a while now, and newcomer to the scene Wattle & Crumb has a uniquely stylish, distinctively Australian take on this delicious trend. We caught up with owner Kasia Dudney to find out more about what it’s like to be in the business of feeding people.

Read more

Add your comment

Spotlight On: Voice Box Media Training

Published on May 21, 2018
Categories - Blog, Featured, Homepage, Q&A, Spotlight On

Ever thought about starting your own podcast? Voice Box Media Training was established by Perth local Sarah Tout in 2017 to help people to find their voices and to tell their stories really well.

Kira caught up with Sarah to talk about broadcasting, podcasts, and the magic of slow media.

Read more

Spotlight On: Black Swan Tours

Published on May 15, 2018
Categories - Blog, Featured, Spotlight On, The Foodies

The Swan Valley is one of Perth’s most iconic regions, and there is a vast range of things to see and do. One of the best ways to visit the area is with Kate and her team from Black Swan Tours. With the convenience of pick-ups in several different locations across Perth, Black Swan makes cruising the Swan Valley convenient and enjoyable.

Read more

Spotlight On: Inklings Writers’ Workshop

Published on May 10, 2018
Categories - Blog, Events, Read About, Spotlight On

Perth is a hotbed of creative activity in all forms. The members of Inklings Writers’ Workshop, based in Armadale, have found inspiration in their bushland home to compile ‘Elements of Change’, an anthology of works that will be launched this weekend as part of the Armadale Arts Festival. Read more

Add your comment

First Comes Love: Cakes & Catering

Published on April 9, 2018
Categories - Blog, Events, Read About, Spotlight On

Perth’s original alternative bridal fair First Comes Love is celebrating 9 years this Sunday 15 April 2018  from 12-4pm at Perth Town Hall. Celebrate creativity and find talented WA locals to take care of every aspect of your event.

Read more

Add your comment

Spotlight On: The Floating Forest

Published on March 18, 2018
Categories - Blog, Read About, Spotlight On

Denmark is a busy little town surrounded by majestic forests 55km from Albany and around 400km south of Perth. Just 1km out of town you’ll find The Floating Forest, a hidden retreat and place of rejuvenation in the forest run by couple Dale and Louise Smith.

Read more

Add your comment

Spotlight On: Canning River Cafe

Published on March 5, 2018
Categories - Blog, Read About, Spotlight On

Canning River Cafe is snuggled next to the Canning River Eco Education Centre (CREEC) on the banks of the Canning River.

I always find it strange when cafes use their beautiful surroundings to bring in diners but then they negatively impact the area with disposable products. The owners of this environmentally-aware cafe respect the local environment and are doing their part to ensure the area remains unpolluted and undisturbed.

Read more

Add your comment

The Evolution of Tea

Published on July 12, 2017
Categories - Blog, Read About, Spotlight On

Though often associated with the British, the origins of tea drinking actually began in China. Legend tells us that in 2737 BC, the Chinese Emperor Shen Nung was sitting beneath a tree while his servant boiled drinking water. When some leaves from a Camellia tree blew into the water Shen Nung, a herbalist, decided to try the infusion that his servant had accidentally created. Tea drinking was born. Read more

Add your comment

Spotlight On: Kuld Creamery

Published on June 21, 2017
Categories - Blog, Read About, Spotlight On

Beside Blacksmith in Highgate there’s a little alleyway where you can find the most excellent ice cream made by two lovely people – Mati and Kaitlyn. Kuld Creamery scoop their fresh creations from 460 Beaufort Street from 4-10pm Wednesday to Sunday. Pronounced [ku:ld] or cooled, it is Mati’s family name, which is of Estonian origin. Read more

Add your comment

Spotlight On: Beau Est Mien

Published on June 21, 2017
Categories - Blog, Featured, Homepage, Spotlight On, Uncategorized

Beau Est Mien, which translates to ‘beautiful is mine’, is a Northbridge-based printmaking studio that offers limited edition printed artworks, stationery, and homewares. They also run a seasonal program of printmaking workshops, which will be wrapping up this Winter so that the business can move on to exciting new projects.

Earlier in the year, the team made their way a few blocks down William Street to a new studio space at Paper Mountain. Lydia caught up with Alina, the General Manager, to talk a bit about what they’re up to and where they’re going.

Read more

Next »