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Real People of the Pocket - Baby Josh (do-do-do-do-do-do)

This week we speak to a small member of the Fig Tree Pocket community (in stature, not lungs), who can regularly be found eating sticks and dirt at the Biami Yumba Park...  What brought you to Fig Tree Pocket? Mummy and Daddy. What do you think of the local community? I love the horses, i love my friends, i love all the people who wave to me. I'm very happy. I also love the kids who sh...

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Real People of the Pocket - The Amazing Damien

I am thrilled to introduce you to a local, humble legend - Damien. Damien's lived in Fig Tree Pocket for yonks and has the biggest heart. We caught up this week and spoke about his latest adventure...   How long have you lived in Fig Tree Pocket, and what do you enjoy most about living here?  Forty-six years I have lived in, had family in, and/or had property in Mandalay street. Th...

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Real People of the Pocket - Hello Jess!

This week we speak with Jess - the Fig Tree Pocket Equestrian Club (FTPEC) President, who has been instrumental in helping organise our 'last Friday of the month' get togethers at the club (speaking of - one is coming up May 31st - an awesome way to meet your neighbours and watch the horses do their thing!)   Jess is so wonderful, and a passionate, proactive and optimistic community memb...

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Real People of the Pocket - Meet Dee

Meet Denise, or Dee as many locals know her, especially from her role as Committee Secretary of the Mandalay Progress Association (MPA). Dee has lived in Fig Tree Pocket for close to 7 years now, having moved here in September 2012. She had an old school friend who lived in Mandalay Street, and after immigrating to Brisbane from South Africa in 2001, one day she visited this friend. From that d...

Real People of the Pocket

I am very excited to introduce the first instalment of a series where I profile the amazing variety of people who call Fig Tree Pocket home.  As a real estate agent I am so lucky to talk with our community every single day and I've made some truly beautiful life-long friends through my work. I also meet many early risers during my morning walks with my pups, and many lovely families ...