Trending now: recycled clothing, a small task with a big impact

We are all guilty of throwing away clothing just because the stitching has come loose in the hem or the pattern and design has gone out of fashion. But what if we could fix that stitching or repurpose that old pattern into something new and not throw away so much? Australians are the second biggest … More Trending now: recycled clothing, a small task with a big impact

Graphic Design and Adobe Illustrator with our tutor Suzie Torkington

After finishing an advanced diploma at CIT, she worked in printing before starting her career in graphic design and web publishing for government. She’s also responsible for one of the best graphic design short courses in Canberra. We picked her brain on where to start. … More Graphic Design and Adobe Illustrator with our tutor Suzie Torkington

Dr Shailesh Diwedi: Our Hindi teacher takes you to incredible India

  What do you find attractive about teaching other people your native language? That’s a very interesting question. I find that people are from different backgrounds, they are interested in my language as well as the culture. It gives me pleasure to let them know about my culture and my language; when I am speaking … More Dr Shailesh Diwedi: Our Hindi teacher takes you to incredible India

Getting pickled with tutor Jane McIntyre

  Jane McIntyre’s passion for pickles just bubbles out of her. But she’d be devastated if the same thing happened to the kraut in one of her fermenting jars! In Canberra’s best fermenting and pickling class, Jane takes her enthusiastic learners into a world of delicious, nutritious low-waste food that’s far easier than it looks … More Getting pickled with tutor Jane McIntyre

5 Compelling Reasons to Grow a Courtyard or Balcony Garden

1. Food Food is surely the best reason to do anything, and with even a small amount of effort you can get your hands on some pretty tasty morsels that (gasp!) you will have grown with your own bare hands. Beans, strawberries and all manner of good things do beautifully in pots. And, if you … More 5 Compelling Reasons to Grow a Courtyard or Balcony Garden