The Hobby Society Blog

Are you a serious hobbyist?

Not so long ago I was having this conversation with my woodwork instructor, what distinguishes a ‘serious’ hobbyist from a not so serious one. I am not sure if such a thing exists but in the process of determining this, we considered what really makes a serious...

How to master your hobby?

Do you ever get the feeling of being a jack of all trades but the master of none? Or you feel like you’re always getting excited about a new project, activity or hobby only for it to fizzle out after the initial honeymoon period? I’m sure you have and you’re not...

What’s on in Sydney? The February Hobby Space

Are you ready to get stuck into some hobbies and leisure activities in Sydney in February. We’ve picked out some highlights for you: Health & Fitness If your saw ‘How To Stay Young’ on ABC recently you might have finally realised to get started on your new year...

Are hobbies good for your resume?

For many, the start of a new year can signal the pursuit of a new job. Sometimes this happens straight away and people fuelled with the ‘New Year New Me’ feeling hand that notice in on day one back after the festivities. Although, not everyone is quite that ready and...

Our Journey — January 2018

After another spectacular firework display on Sydney Harbour saw in the new year, it was back to work on the Hobby Society journey. Here’s an insight into the latest developments from Sydney’s one-stop-shop hobby community. New Classes We started 2018 by adding a...

Meet the Teacher — Samantha Robinson

Exclusive handmade pieces showcase her heart and environmental influences. Meet Samantha Robinson, a master of ceramics in Sydney who is sharing her space, tools and expertise along with her team through Hobby Society, a one-stop-shop for all your hobby needs. After...

Our Cooking Obsession

Although reality tv was around before the turn of the millenium, the 21st century truly signalled the beginning of the reality tv boom with shows such as, Australian Idol and Big Brother hitting our screens in the early noughties. Over a decade later, our various...

A short story of a crazy hobby obsession

Here I share a little bit of the background on what led Hobby Society to be created and why it is needed in our society. But before I get to that, I first want to tell you a little bit about my own ambitious hobby of building a very capable Land Rover. As a small kid,...

How can Pottery benefit you?

In your search for a new hobby, you might be weighing up the pros and cons of each hobby to find the right fit for you. If pottery has made your list, here’s why it can be hugely beneficial to you. Creative Outlet Whether you’re having a bad day or fantastic day,...