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Clicked by Katie – Willy Wagtail

Willie Wagtail (Rhipidura leucophrys) is the largest and most well-known of Australia’s fantails. Quite tolerant of humans, this one ceased wagging just long enough for an early morning picture.  Sony Alpha 600mm, ISO 160, f6.3, […]


Pretty Produce goes Vogue

Local flower farmer, Simone Jelley of Pretty Produce, was delighted to see her flowers featured in Vogue Australia’s April edition. The delicate edible pressed blooms decorated a stunning wedding cake made by South Australian cake […]

Keer Moriarty

From My Window – Angry

Anger is not an emotion I am overly comfortable with. I don’t like it in other people and I certainly don’t like it when I’m angry. Who does, you ask?  Well some people must, because […]


Marrying the girl next door

When Elaine Stubbs was visiting her uncle’s farm in Boyland she met the boy next door, Sidney Ludwig and thought he was handsome. This year they celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. Elaine Stubbs was only […]


Qualified Green Thumbs

In 2016, Chris Estreich, alongside his partner Sarah Thorning, completed a Certificate III in Horticulture.  Seven years later, Chris has owned two plant nurseries, one in Tamborine and the current one on Coburg Road, Canungra.  […]

Cassie Reed of Tamborine Village with rainbow carrots from Valley Pride Produce. Photo by Susie Cunningham.

The ultimate farm gate is here!

Imagine a glorious winter Farmers’ Market combined with the ultimate Farm Gate experience. Got it?  Now – mark your diary for Saturday 1 July, because that’s when this combination will happen! And then, add music […]

Raymond Adolphus. Photo by Katie O’Brien

Ray heads for world championships

At the 2023 Massage World Championship, Australia will be represented by local remedial massage therapist Raymond Adolphus. Held in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 30 June to 4 July 2023, the Championship has been running for six […]

Julia Schafer. Photo by Katherine O'Brien.
Humans of Canungra

Humans of Canungra – Julia Schafer

Since arriving in Canungra only 18 months ago, Julia Schafer has certainly made her mark. The passionate public speaker started Scenic Rim Toastmasters and has also continued sharing her love for sustainable living. You and […]