Russell Street Refreshed

For those who haven’t seen the latest refurbishment in the CBD in Toowoomba, you are in for a treat on Russell Street. Refreshed streetscape certainly brings the stunning historic shop fronts of the CBD core in to view. The facades and rooflines are very distinctive...
Handcrafted Jewellery by Narelle

Handcrafted Jewellery by Narelle

About twelve years ago when her friend started making earrings, Narelle’s creative urge bubbled up and she loved it.  She loved the idea of wearing quality pieces that were small and easy to transport to sell at the markets.  So she tagged along with her friend,...
Queensland’s State Rose Garden

Queensland’s State Rose Garden

Toowoomba definitely deserves its title as The Garden City, not only for its Carnival of Flowers, its historic houses and their beautifully landscaped surrounds, but also for its Rose Garden at Newtown Park. Saturday 23rd October saw the 21st Celebration of this...
Emma Mactaggart Word Fest

Emma Mactaggart Word Fest

Emma Mactaggart is an award-winning author and publisher. Based in Toowoomba, but renowned internationally, she has been teaching the craft of writing and illustrating to children and adults for the last fifteen years via her Child Writes program. Her publishing...
Down to URTH

Down to URTH

When you find a family who is making delicious gluten-free treats within walking distance from home it is a find too good to keep to yourself. Urth Cafe and Co (www.urthcafeandco.com) sits on the busy frontage of Hume Street at Number 195. Its location is perfect for...
Crows Nest

Crows Nest

What an unusual name for a town, conjuring up images of the shiny black and beady-eyed bird. But not so in the case of this little town about 43 kilometres north of Toowoomba (or perhaps it is – who can know for sure). As you drive north from Toowoomba, over the...