August/September 2022


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The garden that built a house
When Phil and Helen Guest found an old garden in Wildes Meadow it set them on an unexpected course of building, and then remodelling the garden. Their fun approach has produced something special.

Going all art
Mittagong artist Robyn Kinsela explains why she embraces many media and constant evolution in her art.

My double life as a farmer
The Highlands’ proximity to Sydney allows some energetic professionals to pack two lives into one.

Action man
Meet former Highlands resident Jaimie Fuller, the Skins chairman who is taking on corruption in sport at an international level.

Mud, sweat and beers
Columnist and radio host Richard Glover regularly escapes from the city to a bush block in the Highlands. He talks about building the hard way.

A walk on the wild side
Confidently blending exotics with natives has resulted in a beautiful extensive garden that appeals to native birds and animals as much as humans.

Flowers of the rainbow
Irises flourish in the Highlands, providing colour from winter to midsummer. Jenny Simons details some of the most beautiful and unusual species.

Clucky break
The Highlands boasts plenty of beautiful homes, but it turns out a few chickens enjoy fine living as well. 

The magnetic conductor
In the lead-up to his fifth Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, conductor Brian Castles-Onion tells how he prepares for the spectacular productions.

On the Wright track
Bowral writer Lyndall Crisp discovered there’s much more to Frank Lloyd Wright’s legacy than Fallingwater when she toured his homes across four US states.

Classic car
The Triumph Stag was once largely dismissed because of Leyland’s reputation for poor quality. Now these 1970s classics are one of the most desirable of Triumph’s sports cars.