August/September 2022


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The instant country manor
The manor houses of France’s Champagne region inspired the owners of a new Bowral home to build and relocate from Mosman, bringing an antique collection that instantly set the scene.

The music room
Many musicians dream of having a purpose-built music room in their own home. Janet Ninio explains how she built a room enjoyed by performers and audiences alike.

Zoe sees the light
Zoe Young’s star is on the rise. Last year, her work hung in the Archibald Prize and the rewards keep coming. The Bowral artist explains how becoming a parent has changed her approach to art.

Red Cow Charm
Discover why Red Cow Farm is the most visited garden in the Southern Highlands, attracting visitors from around the world.

Go with the flow
With so many proud garden owners in the Highlands, it wasn’t hard to find some fabulous examples of fountains, some understated and some that make a splash.

Just add vintage
Vintage clothing is coveted by hipsters, fashionistas and others who use their dress sense and street style to express individuality. Meet four devotees running vintage ventures in the Highlands.

Kangaroo feathers
Exeter farmer Graham Brown and the Moss Vale Light Horse Troop are working harder than ever to keep the memory of the Light Horse alive in this Anzac Centenary year.

Remembering the 1200
The lives of 1200 Southern Highlands men and women who served as soldiers, sailors, airmen and nurses in World War I are celebrated in a new exhibition in Berrima.

Highlands drive
Taking a few back roads from Robertson to Berry leads to an even more spectacular journey. Add a stop in Kangaroo Valley, and you’ve got a perfect way to spend the day.  

Saturday Morning Live
For 31 years, Saturday morning shoppers in Bowral have had the rare experience of hearing live piano music.

Start your engines
It’s a little known fact but motorcycle racing in Australia got its start in Goulburn. Teacher Wayne Adams has organised a monument to mark the site of the first Australian Grand Prix, held in 1924.