Maleny is home to many personal histories

Maleny is home to many personal histories

So often we pass the elders of our community on the street, stand behind them at the checkout, sit near them in a coffee shop. We may notice their frailty, clear a corridor on the footpath for electric scooters. But, do you ever wonder, asks writer Gay Liddington, who...
Bankfoot House restoration underway

Bankfoot House restoration underway

Sunshine Coast Council has begun a $250,000 Cultural Heritage Levy funded project to restore the state heritage-listed shed at Bankfoot House that was built by William Burgess in 1935. The condition of the shed had deteriorated significantly in recent times due to...
The heritage of Maleny’s Walter Watson

The heritage of Maleny’s Walter Watson

Since the 1940s the Watson name has been at the core of business endeavours in Maleny. Most known to present day locals is Watson’s Garage, emanating history from its antiquated building. Writer, Gay Liddington, went to hear more about this family with an impressive...
Abbey Medieval Festival

Abbey Medieval Festival

For something completely different, on Saturday, 14 and  Sunday, July 15 you can join the many visitors who will immerse themselves in the spectacle of the 2018 Abbey Medieval Tournament in Caboolture. The Middle Ages (6th-16th century) saw the flowering of art,...
Conondale couple reminisce

Conondale couple reminisce

by Gay Liddington Some people are natural storytellers, and Kevin and Claire English are two such people. With tales of their lives in Conondale, Maleny and Kenilworth, this couple have been through floods, beehives and tornadoes together – and they share it...