June/July 2017

The ultimate tree change
The new owner of Eleuthera wanted a large property with an outstanding home – so the fact that it came with an olive grove with 3500 mature trees was quite a bonus.

On with the shows
Over the next five months Geraldine Turner is singing at the Sydney Opera House, directing a musical in Mittagong and Parramatta, and launching a new tour of her one-woman show.

Rhythm and hues
In the lead-up to his new exhibition, photographer and pianist Chris Donaldson talks about living with dual passions.

Pulling power
Clydesdales are known as the horse that built Australia – and their calm and capable nature still wins hearts.

The makings of The Moorings
A spectacular setting, thoughtful plantings and many closely clipped shrubs and conifers make this Robertson garden a special place to visit.

Some like it cool
The Highlands’ cool temperate climate provides the chance to grow some beautiful plants that can’t be grown in warmer parts of the country.

Behind the screens
Film and television producer Anita Sheehan explains how projects, including this year’s Jasper Jones, move from story to screen.

Colours of home
A traditional Mongolian ger is a surprising addition to the architecture of the Southern Highlands.

Souped up
He’s an expert in fine dining, but Centennial Vineyards Restaurant owner and executive chef Robin Murray is just as happy preparing simple, hearty soups.

Up on the roof
Next time you walk around some of the Highlands’ older streets, look up and you’ll spot some beautiful chimneys.

Love in the country
The photographs in our annual wedding feature are sure to inspire many more Highlands weddings, and there’s a venue guide to kick-start plans for the big day.

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