Making a “shed life” for men

“Stick a bench and some tools between two guys, and they’ll yak for hours.” Mitchell Gardner speaks to the president of the Safety Beach/Dromana Men’s Shed about his experiences with the group.

A dressmaker’s dream

Maria Bose, a dressmaker and hospital employee, speaks about her passion for fashion and design. Davina Deluao reports.

Pottery as meditation

Graham Masters has been making a living for 47 years but says he has never worked a day in his life. Lucy Slade reports.

From the first lick

Bernadette Crick fell in love with the idea of baking after making a drum-themed cake for her son’s 16th birthday. Tayla Wilson reports.

Shoe-in for rights activist

Human rights worker and feminist, Minari Fernando, left her career for a baby and a sewing machine. Amy Williams reports.

A puppeteer’s threads

“In puppetry you are a performer. You are on stage. You are nude in front of the people and their emotions are massive.” Argentinian born Gonzalo Valera talks to Travis Medhurst about art and life.