December/January 2024

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December/January 2024 - Out Now

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Green sets the scene

Perusing green-patterned fabrics planted the seed for a bright renovation at Treetops, a former ski-lodge style cedar home in Mittagong. Owners Simon Lavercombe and Warwick Simpson show Highlife their one-of-a-kind home and explain how they made it their own.

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Melting moments

Glass artist Scott Chaseling has worked and exhibited internationally for 35 years, but when he and his wife, arts writer and jewellery maker Gina Fairley, opened Small Impact Studio in Mittagong, they took a fresh approach. They tell Highlife how recycled bottles feed both their works.

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Healing horses and heroes

A program that connects veterans and first responders suffering PTSD with ex-racehorses unable to adjust to life off the track is having success in helping both hurnans and horses. Highlife meets Scott Brodie, the man behind Horse Aid, now based in the Southern Highlands.

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Off to a flourishing start

Five years ago Lyndal and Anthony Pierce’s one acre Burradoo property contained the remnants of an apple orchard and little else. After building their house, they started creating a garden. Highlife discovers just how much can be achieved in four years.