Things we love – 303

April 28, 2017
We spotted this solely solar-powered van on the streets of Leichhardt, demonstrating the possibilities endowed by sunshine. Inner West resident, Ziga, created the self-sufficient car himself after running his home on solar for the past […]

Bay bitch: The Patch Job

November 18, 2016
With Christmas approaching most are beautifying their respective areas – I’m trying to get my fallen down wall repaired before the onslaught of my family. I am tossing up whether to have it repaired professionally […]

Rant: Skirting around the feminist pickle

August 5, 2016
Who are these twenty-something feminists who make their own circle skirts? Germaine and my generation have worked hard to pave the way so you DON’T have to sew, pickle, knit, bake tarts or bejewel thrifted […]

Roadtest: Microgardens

August 4, 2016
Even small spaces can be enlivened by a touch of greenery. On the back of the tiny house trend, Emma McConnell tests her green thumb on tiny, tiny gardens. Kokedama These miniature hanging gardens (pictured […]

Roadtest: DIY Fashion & Suppliers

May 27, 2016
Worried about the impact of fast fashion? Emma McConnell guides you through how to make your own clothes using local suppliers and community know-how. Bobbin & Ink If you’re new to creating your own clothing, […]

Ask Sal: Mirror mirror on the wall

February 17, 2014
When you are designing your bathroom, there are a lot of things to consider and people usually end up ignoring the foremost thing that everyone notices when entering a bathroom – the bathroom mirror. Depending […]