April/May 2022

Including Escape Southern Highlands


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The farmhouse reinvented: The owners of a Woodlands cattle farm turned to architect Peter Stronach to design their sustainable statement home and have loved the result.

Fine lines: Two years ago Bowral artist Desmond Freeman launched an award-winning book of detailed drawings of Venice. He shows us his impressive new works of Parisian landmarks.

A free-range change: We visit a free-range Exeter farm, where chickens, pigs and cattle roam, along with weed-eating goats and chicken-guarding alpacas.

Views and hues: The owners of Wildes Meadow garden Dragon Farm explain how they have made it their own, adding a Celtic garden, a potager and a woodland walk.

Top 10 natives for Highlands gardens: With more people wanting to plant natives in their gardens, gardening writer Frances Simons lists the varieties she thinks work best.

Andrew Berry – how to save kids (and power): Andrew Berry, state director of the Newborn and paediatric Emergency Transport Service (NETS), explains how communications technology has helped save thousands of children’s lives.

Interior life: There were great shops in Moss Vale before, and more have come after – but Suzie Anderson Home has been a game changer for the town’s main street.

The frame game: Chris Nance’s traditional timber frames need no nails, bolts or brackets – they are constructed purely from timber using techniques tested over centuries.

The Maltings: Historian Linda Emery tells the story of Mittagong’s derelict Maltings, a huge complex that once supplied barley malt to breweries throughout NSW.

A country wedding: If you’re planning your big day, our annual wedding feature offers plenty of inspiration for an idyllic wedding in the country.