New art studio in Maleny

New art studio in Maleny

  Stacey Robinson has just celebrated the opening of her new studio in Maleny, so the Hinterland Times decided to learn more about this local artist.   1) How long have you been an artist? I have been an artist for a long time but have been scared to call myself an...
Ruth Collett has the Glasshouse in stitches

Ruth Collett has the Glasshouse in stitches

At 82 years young, Ruth Collett captures vibrant scenes of the Glasshouse Mountains in cross-stitches which are printed locally to make cards and bookmarks. This month she shares her story with writer, Angela Reedman-Polinski, on how she came to live overlooking the...
Flaxton’s Hamish Borthwick heals with wood

Flaxton’s Hamish Borthwick heals with wood

There are some people who, once introduced, cannot be forgotten. Flaxton resident Hamish Borthwick is one such person. With a blend of eloquence, honesty, grit and tenderness, Hamish shared his recent adventures involving the ‘Woodies’, hips and happy outcomes with...
Maleny’s musical mentor, Brian Martin

Maleny’s musical mentor, Brian Martin

Music is a language that crosses cultural divides, it heals body and mind. It is universal. It was about three years ago that people began stopping writer, Gay Liddington, in the street, urging her to write a story about Brian Martin, the relatively new-to-town...
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...