Feb/Mar 2018

An Elegant simplicity
Having owned 12 houses in numerous styles, Moss Vale couple Linda and John decided to try sleek and modern when they built three years ago.

The art of thinking big
Axel Arnott, co-curator of this year’s Hillview Sculpture Biennial at Sutton Forest, comes with glowing credentials, having curated Sculpture by the Sea in Sydney, Perth and Denmark.

History comes knocking
After Tony Sheffield bought the oldest home in Moss Vale’s Kings Road, he set out to discover its history. Then a letter arrived, telling him artist Grace Cossington Smith once paid a visit.

The finer things
Fine furniture maker Torquil Fitch explains how his work as an engineer on superyachts fed into his new career making handcrafted furniture.

A fresh approach to farming
Two couples with similar farming philosophies are working together to make the most of a High Range property.

The garden of small miracles
The garden at the National Trust property Riversdale is looking better than it has in decades. Despite years of neglect, many old trees and plants survive.

Sweet sensation
Louise Keats shares five scrumptious recipes from her new cookbook Sweet Nourish, which is filled with nutritious desserts and treats.

A milliner at the manor
Last year Bowral couple Peggy and Ross Stone became the first international volunteers to work at Dumfries House, a grand historic home that Prince Charles helped save in 2007.

Town halls
Four old town halls in the Highlands and Goulburn have had very different lives. We look at how they have been renovated and regenerated.

Classic car
Australians loved the Volkswagen Beetle when it was introduced – especially Greg Mackie who has owned more than 20.