10 ideas for Mothers Day

If you’ve yet to get your act into gear to organise a gift or a place to take your Mum or that special female figure in your life to celebrate Mothers Day, here are my 10 no brainer ideas for supporting and staying local!

5 to try: Gift Shops Part 2

Part 2 of our focus on local gift stores sees us still on Beaufort Street but also to its East. Have fun browsing! Ware Shop 3/665 Beaufort Street, Mount Lawley Open 10am to 5:30pm Mon to Fri 10am to 5pm Sat 10am to 2pm Sun One of Beaufort Street’s longest lasting retail outlets because it’s one […]

5 to try: Gift Shops Part 1

There’s no need to hit up a national retail chain or shop online for Christmas gifts (or any gift for that matter!) when we’ve got so many fantastic local gift shops to browse through and support. In fact, there’s so many that it’s too hard to pick just 5, so this is another two parter with gift shops East […]

What’s on in the ‘hood this weekend?

We get to ease into Summer with Spring temperates forecast for this weekend before hitting the mid 30’s at the start of next week. Here’s a taste of what’s on in the ‘hood this weekend/week. Friday November 30 Grab some dinner at the Mount Hawthorn Hawkers Market and then head up to the first instalment of The Night Market at The Art Garage […]

5 to try: Op Shops

A haven for students and switched on fashionista’s, Op Shops, thanks also to our realisation of the need to re-cycle,  are having a come back. My husband is so fond of Op Shops he hasn’t bought a new shirt in years. Here’s 5 to try: Street Friends WA Op Shop & Vintage 872 Beaufort Street, Inglewood Open […]

What’s on in the ‘hood this weekend

There’s great Spring weather forecast for this weekend/week and here’s some ideas for spending your free time here in our ‘hood. Saturday 17 November If you live in or love Baysie why not help brighten King William Street by joining in the People Painting Pallets + Decks outside Howdy Coffee hosted by Future Bayswater. Sponsor Cabot’s is giving a painting demonstration at 12pm followed by […]

5 to try: Cheese Shops

Cheese! Picnic and grazing table essential. Can’t imagine a world without it. Here are 5 fab local places to buy it. Little Cheese Shop 89c Whatley Crescent, Bayswater Open 10am to 6pm Tues to Fri 9am to 5pm Sat 12pm to 5pm Sun Closed Mondays A shop devoted to all things cheese and cheese related, LTC’s passionate local […]

What’s on in the ‘hood this weekend

If you’re not hitting the beach, river or a local park to enjoy our first taste of pre-Summer here’s a snippet of what’s on in our ‘hood this coming weekend/week. Friday 9 November Start your weekend with a Friday unwind (gentle slow flow community yoga class). It’s an hour of gentle slow flow Hatha Yoga […]

5 to try: Small Bars Part 2

In Part 2 of our spotlight on great local small bars we’re going West of Beaufort Street. Again, we’re struggling between bar & restaurant, small or less small, but if wine and/or cocktails get equal focus we’ve erred on the side of including it! Like last week, if I’ve left off your feel free to give them a shout out […]

5 to try: Small Bars Part 1

There are so many great small bars in our ‘hood that it’s too hard to pick just 5, so this is a two parter broken into small bars East of and including Beaufort Street as Part 1. It’s also a struggle deciding what’s small and what’s not, so I’m well aware that I may have […]