5 to try: Plants

With indoor plants back in fashion in a big way and Spring blooms appearing in our gardens it seems natural to focus on plants this week. Here’s 5 local indoor plant and garden centres to try: Mia Flora Garden Centre 905A Beaufort Street, Inglewood Open 9am to 5pm daily This well known garden centre stocks […]

What’s on in the ‘hood this weekend

The footy finals have finished, the Eagles won (Hallelujah!) and normal weekend programming resumes… Here’s a snippet of what’s on in the ‘hood this weekend. Friday 5 October It’s the opening night of the Mount Hawthorn Hawkers Market season. Axford Park will be transformed into a Hawkers Market each Friday from now until the 26th […]

5 to try: Mid Century & Vintage Wares

Who doesn’t love a bit of mid century furniture and vintage wares in their home? Here’s five of our favourite places to spend a few hours browsing for some fabulous finds. So Last Century 754 Beaufort Street, Mount Lawley Open 10am to 4pm Thursday to Sunday Conveniently nestled next to Secondeli near Second Ave on […]

5 to try: Butchers

With the weather warming up (and the prospect of having to wear bathers drawing nearer) I’m beginning to cut back on the roasted veg and slow cooked comfort foods and start on the salads and BBQ. And stuff buying meat from Coles & Woolies, here are five fabulous local butcher’s to support instead – shop local! Paddock + Farm 1088 […]

What’s on in the ‘hood this (long) weekend!

Let’s not kid ourselves, this Queens Birthday long weekend is going to be about Footy & the kids nagging you to take them to the Royal Show. If you don’t have tickets to the game, here’s our tips for some fun places to catch the action (sans children) along Beaufort Street as well as some […]

5 to try: Bakeries

  What’s not to love about a bakery? Especially when you walk in to the warm, toasty smells of fresh baked breads, pies, cakes and pastries. Here are 5 of our local faves: The Pearl of Highgate 189 Lincoln Street, Highgate Open Tues to Fri 7am to 4pm Sat & Sun 7am to 1pm Closed Mondays […]

What’s on in the ‘hood this weekend

Here’s our weekly round up of some of the local events and happenings coming up this week/weekend! Saturday September 8 If you’d like to better use or start using Photoshop for your work or projects why not check out the 3 hour Photoshop: Masterclass being held at Guerrilla Establishment in East Perth – tickets are only $20! Runs from […]

What’s on in the ‘hood this weekend

Here’s our weekly shout out to some of the local events & happenings coming up this week/weekend. Saturday 1 September: Beer lovers might enjoy the FREE All About Malt Training Day starting at 9:00am being hosted by Brewmart Brewing Supplies at 32 Railway Parade in Bayswater. Details on their FB Page. And sweet lovers can check out all the sugar […]

5 to try: Fathers Day gift ideas

If you still haven’t bought the father figure in your life something for Fathers Day here are 5 ideas for gifts that will go down much better than socks & jocks and support local small business owners at the same time. Winner! Ox-Blu 192 Whatley Crescent, Maylands Newly opened menswear store in Maylands. Perfect choice if […]

5 to try: Bookshops

I’m one of those people who still enjoys reading and dragging around physical books rather than an e-reader and bookshops have been a haven for me since I was a child. Here’s 5 to try ranging from local institutions to a couple of relative newcomers.