Sydney Hills Local Business Awards 2020

Sydney Hills Local Business Awards

At the beginning of 2020 once Covid started affecting us, like everybody, we began to question what would happen to our art business. Who would have thought that art sales would actually increase during a pandemic? Because our business was going so well locally and internationally and has now been established for 5 years, we […]

Watch Your Language!

Watch Your Language

When I say watch your language I’m not talking about swear words. In fact, it can be great to include swear words in your copy if that’s the type of person you’re trying to attract, and it’s who you are. No, what I’m talking about here is the negative language we use when talking to […]

Investing In Property

Investing In Property

Property & You – By Paul McKenzie, ABS Conveyancing Property is the biggest investment class for Australians, especially with tax benefits, such as negative gearing and tax depreciations allowances. Buying property as an investment is different, as you ‘buying through the mind’, instead of the heart, as you would if buying as an owner occupier. […]

Healthy Living – Dealing With Arthritis

Healthy Living

Over 3.9 million Australians are living with arthritis – that’s 1 in 6 people. It’s the leading cause of chronic pain and the 2nd most common cause of disability and early retirement due to poor health in Australia. Osteoarthritis occurs when the joint cartilage gradually wears away over time, causing the joints to ache, swell […]

Local Women Connecting For Support And Sharing

Women Connecting

Sunday 11th October was a beautiful day, in many more ways than just the glorious weather. Under the blue skies and amongst the soaring eucalypts, Pathways Community Counselling held their first Women’s Workshop at the picturesque grounds of their Galston clinic. The day was a wonderful opportunity for local women to gather together and journey […]

News From History Cottage

Readers are familiar with plants in our landscape that are not indigenous. Some are there as escaped reminders of ‘Home’, like many garden flowers; some were introduced for commercial purposes, like fennel and some, through arrogant ignorance of the benefits of what already existed, as in the case of native grasses and paspalum. Some are […]

Dani Is A Cricket Australia Award Winner

By Lawrence Machado Hills local Danielle Chivers is still on a learning curve in her rising cricket career but that has not stopped her from giving back to the game which consumes her life. Dani as she is known scooped up Cricket Australia’s coveted Young Community Leader of the Year this year for her indefatigable […]

Ferry Artists celebrate “2020 What a Year!”

Ferry Artists celebrate

Saturday 28th November from 6-8pm at the Ferry Artists Gallery We can all relate to this can’t we? But, down in the folds and bends of the Hawkesbury, Macdonald and Webbs Creek valleys, amongst fire, floods then virus, the creative heart of the valley has kept on beating. Apart from a mandatory closure of 6 […]

Art And Celebration’ November | 14-15/21-22 2020

Art And Celebration

The Arthouse Pavilion Gallery in Dural is launching a new art and community event this November to be held over two weekends (14-15, 21-22) called Art And Celebration. The new ART.AND… series, by local Artists And Incorporated experienced curators, will create regular events and exhibitions that highlight a range of carefully sourced, talented Sydney artists […]

Watercolour Exhibition

Watercolour Exhibition

Local artist Val Wright will exhibit her watercolour paintings in her Galston studio from Friday the 20th – Thursday the 26th of November 2020. Original paintings, framed or mounted and backed, together with prints and a range of greetings cards, will be for sale. Prices for unframed originals from $75, prints from $25, cards 3 […]