Fervor fever: truffle degustation incoming

“Whosoever says truffle, utters a grand word, which awakens erotic and gastronomic ideas….” Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826) preface to ‘The Physiology of Taste’ (1825) Paul Iskov of pop-up dining outfit Fervor is coming to Stellar Violets...

En route a wondrous world of arts & culture

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Well, Stellar Violets turns six today. We made it past early childhood 😅! Only a few weeks ago it was a new year, and we were contemplating what projects to give focus this year. I hadn’t counted on refitting the Trolleybus in...
en route a magical world of Stellar Violets

en route a magical world of Stellar Violets

I was wondering what line to start with, and would have sat here, with a blank page, for an age waiting for the perfect words to come to me. Waiting until everything was in place before throwing open the doors and sharing the Stellar Violets dream with the world. Ha!...
Not Marvell’s garden

Not Marvell’s garden

Stumbling on melons as I pass Ensured in flowers I fall on grass – Extract from Marvell’s The Garden, 1681 Grandfather George, who founded Newton Orchards with his brother Harold, once referred to our land here in Manjimup as “this other Eden.” He...