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West Melbourne’s unique slip casting ceramics studio

West Melbourne’s unique slip casting ceramics studio

December 12th, 2023 - Georgie Atkins

While most people would be familiar with the process of wheel throwing ceramics, Isabelle Moustra from Too Friendly ceramics uses the intricate technique of slip casting to create functional homewares out of her space at River Studios in West Melbourne.


West Melbourne local shines in Mamma Mia! The Musical

November 15th, 2023 - Georgie Atkins

Matt Hamilton is having an “absolute blast” performing in the Australian tour of Mamma Mia! The Musical, with Melbourne being the last stop of the production’s national run, closing on December 10.

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Kensington Stockyard Food Garden sprouting fun and fungi with Mush Fest

October 11th, 2023 - Georgie Atkins

In celebration of its fifth birthday and National Mushroom Day, Kensington Stockyard Food Garden is bringing Mush Fest to the community over two days on October 14 and 15 in a fungi-tastic occasion not to be missed.

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From West Bali to West Melbourne

September 13th, 2023 - Edmund Coleman

It was in Bali in the 1970s, after a chance stopover on her way to India, that Dr Mary Ida Bagus met her husband, Agus.

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West Melbourne living meets natural soap making

August 16th, 2023 - Sean Car

West Melbourne resident and business owner Emma Cook has made the absolute most out of her home office since moving to the area five years ago.

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Local creative couple share the limelight once again

July 12th, 2023 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

North Melbourne couple Amir Rahimzadeh and Sharon Heywood were brought together by their love of theatre, and now they are once again set to hit the stage side-by-side.

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Tips from a garden bomber

June 14th, 2023 - Rhonda Dredge

Not everyone appreciates the spirit that has gone into the flower pot bombing of Little Provost St in North Melbourne.

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The local North Melbourne record store “doing it their way”

May 17th, 2023 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

Record Store Day (RSD) took place on April 22, but according to North Melbourne’s Heartland Records owner, Paul Cook, it just isn’t what it used to be.

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The North Melbourne artist confronting ageism

March 15th, 2023 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

Local North Melbourne artist and So50 founder Magno Barros is using his skills in photography and artificial intelligence to challenge traditional views around ageing.

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The North Melbourne local inspiring the area through design

October 12th, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

Growing up in a small town, country girl Tennille Joy Burnup has been taking on city life for the past eight years in North Melbourne where she is also sharing her passion for interior design.

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Soccer at 60

Soccer at 60

June 17th, 2021 - Spencer Fowler Steen
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